Tag: beacon

by Ben DeJarnette

Crowdfunded journalism continued its growth trend in 2015, but it remains a small slice of the bigger picture, according to a report released last week by the Pew Research Center. The report detailed the growth of journalism-specific Kickstarter campaigns since the crowdfunding site launched in April 2009. During that period, the number of funded journalism projects grew from 64 […] more »

by Dena Levitz

There’s no shortage of great journalistic content being produced right now. From video interviews to longform writing to entirely reimagined storytelling vehicles, journalistic creativity and heft are at a high. But how do you pay for it? Legacy media operations are still tinkering with their business models to incorporate new and old revenue streams in […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why disruptors are always white guys (Annie Lowrey / New York Magazine) 2. A Kickstarter for journalism enters the big leagues (Ricardo Bilton / Digiday) 3. MTV, Comedy Central to show up on Sony’s Internet-TV service (Edmund Lee / Re/code) 4. CNN raids Politico for growing digital politics team (Michael Calderone / Huffington Post) […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Sleeper issue peers around the corner of Comcast-Time Warner deal (Amy Schatz / Re/code) 2. Netflix’s ‘House of Cards’ premiere is a big test of how video gets to you (Zachary M. Seward / Quartz) 3. How digital weighs up against print for UK magazine circulations (Alastair Reid / Journalism.co.uk) 4. Pandora builds profiles […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Dan Fletcher has built a home for journalism outside of Facebook — where it belongs (Hamish McKenzie / PandoDaily) 2. NYT is creating a new data-driven journalism venture (Henry Farrell / Washington Post) 3. Facebook drives massive new surge of traffic to publishers (Charlie Warzel / BuzzFeed) 4. Opinion: Politico’s Mike Allen, native advertising […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. One good thing about the newspaper industry decline? More innovation (Mathew Ingram / paidContent) 2. Beacon won’t be the Netflix of journalism, but it might help you make rent (Caroline O’Donovan / Nieman Lab) 3. In Supreme Court opinions, web links to nowhere (Adam Liptak / New York Times) 4. New California law will […] more »

by Corbin Hiar

Click here to see the entire series No company has done more to push the boundaries of online privacy than Facebook. The world’s leading social network has changed the way friendships are maintained, news is shared, and protests are organized — among much else. While many of these innovations have been enthusiastically embraced by Facebook’s […] more »