Tag: investigative

by Emily Harris

Raising money, gaining audience, having impact. Despite a $10 million annual budget, 34 reporters, and partnerships with multiple major news organizations, ProPublica faces similar sustainability issues as many startup publishers. ProPublica’s managing editor (set to become editor-in-chief early next year), Stephen Engelberg, spoke with a couple dozen journalists at the University of Oregon’s Turnbull Center [...] more »

by Jenny Xie

When winners of the Associated Press Media Editor (APME) Journalism Excellence Awards were announced earlier this month, “collaborative innovation” was a winning theme. The investigative journalism collaboration between the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism (WCIJ) was honored with the first ever Innovator of the [...] more »

by A. Adam Glenn

A burgeoning array of university-based news projects have been quietly experimenting with new ways to organize and staff their newsrooms, to gather and produce news, and to deliver information and engage their audiences. There’s one thing, though, that almost none of them have successfully tackled: how to make money at it. Rather than create breakthrough [...] more »

by David Johnson

Jon Stewart is really, really funny when he makes fun of journalism. In “The Daily Show’s“ parody of the broadcast and cable news product, the show’s writers and producers skewer not only the gloss, polish and stilted tone, but also the editorial decisions. But it isn’t just TV. The Onion is really, really funny. It [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Google to co-host conference on investigative journalism and technology  (The Atlantic) 2. ESPN to workers: “Twitter is not your personal playground.” (Deadspin) 3. Will Netflix one day be part of cable bundles? (PaidContent) 4. Pew: Gen Y will benefit and [...] more »