Tag: propublica

by Susan Currie Sivek

Digital magazine publishing is increasingly within reach for all kinds of content creators — big, small, non-profit, for profit. As another way to reuse existing content and reach audiences, digital magazines might especially appeal to non-profit and public media news organizations. At least two such organizations — ProPublica and Oregon Public Broadcasting — have launched […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ProPublica introduces a magazine to reach new readers on mobile (Nieman) 2. Is the Internet disappearing? The spread of link rot (Reuters) 3. Turkey seeks to tighten control over Twitter (BBC News) 4. Circa looks at news the way other companies look at code – as something to build with (paidContent) 5. News Corp wants to compete with Buzzfeed (Observer) 6. Hulu’s on pause, waiting […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Wikileaks volunteer was a paid informant for the FBI (Wired) 2. On Wendy Davis’ filibuster (and DOMA): When Twitter does what journalism can’t (Salon) 3. With gay marriage sure to spark emotional responses, The Washington Post and New York Times try structuring comments (Nieman) 4. A Kickstarter tip for journalists from ProPublica: Crowdfunding is a lot of work (paidContent) 5. Google to remove […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Internet goes down in Syria (Huffington Post) 2. Obama may back plan to wiretap web users (NYT) 3. Yahoo’s Mayer met with Hulu execs to explore premium video unit (AllThingsD) 4. Twitter’s legal director selected as White House’s first chief privacy officer (CNET) 5. Planet Money and Kickstarter: Is web-based crowdfunding the future of […] more »

by Amanda Hirsch

Approximately two-thirds of Frontline programming is produced through some form of editorial collaboration, said Raney Aronson-Rath, the series’ deputy executive producer, when we spoke last week by phone. Recent examples include Concussion Watch, a joint investigation with ESPN into brain injuries among NFL players, and Big Sky, Big Money, a look at the Supreme Court’s […] more »

by Amanda Hirsch

John Bracken, director of Journalism and Media Innovation at the Knight Foundation, wants to know what I mean by “collaboration.” We’re chatting by phone about how collaboration fits into Bracken’s vision for news innovation. John Bracken I throw out a modest definition. “Working together,” I say. “Playing nice.” (It’s not a sophisticated characterization, to be […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Mayer to unveil new company goals for Yahoo! (AllThingsD) 2. The profile of a typical Twitter user (GigaOm) 3. How data visualizations can have agendas (CJR) 4. Do you suffer from information over-consumption? (AppNewser) 5. Tips for journalists on how to […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Pew study: Getting news is the second most popular activity on mobile devices (Poynter) 2. Why the updated Google Trends tool will benefit journalists (10,000 Words) 3. Four key trends changing digital journalism and society (O’Reilly Radar) 4. Why journalists […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung.1. Twitter says we’ll be able to download all of our past tweets by year’s end (AllTwitter) 2. Patch unveils a new site, focused on social and mobile (10,000 Words) 3. Atlantic Media covers the world of business, digital only (NYT) 4. […] more »

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 »