Tag: des moines register

by Angela Washeck

A fellow from the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University has researched an obscure, seemingly trivial facet of today’s ever-changing news industry. Though we don’t often talk about it, the physical space of the modern-day newsroom may be just as important to follow as the evolution of journalism content from print to digital. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Makers of Paper app ask Facebook to change its new app name (Nick Bilton / New York Times) 2. How the Washington Post tried a Super Bowl experiment on Snapchat (Cory Haik / Nieman Lab) 3. Apple quietly builds new networks (Drew FitzGerald & Daisuke Wakabayashi / Wall Street Journal) 4. In Des Moines, […] more »

by Mark Glaser

These are dark days for newspaper companies in the U.S. There are layoffs in print newsrooms, classified ad revenues are dwindling, and readership is shrinking. To combat these trends, Gannett introduced a bold initiative in 2006 to remake its 85 daily newspaper newsrooms into “Information Centers,” making the web the primary platform for 24-hour news, […] more »