Tag: news sites

by Barrett Golding

Dear newspaper publishers, People are calling you names: “News Sites Are Fatter and Slower Than Ever.” They question your competence: “Local newspapers have done a terrible job building local digital audiences.” Your local papers are the major employer of our nation’s reporters and the reservoir of regional history. We need you, but you’re losing us. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter challenges Turkey ban, Erdogan holds fast (Humeyra Pamuk & Orhan Coskun / Reuters) 2. Why movie streaming sites so fail to satisfy (Farhad Manjoo / New York Times) 3. Debugging the backlash to data journalism (Alexander Howard / Tow Center) 4. Aereo says a win for broadcasters would have “chilling” consequences to cloud […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Holder: New media guidelines in weeks (Hadas Gold / Politico) 2. Facebook announces Paper, a Flipboard-like iOS news app, launching February 3rd (Ken Yeung / The Next Web) 3. CNN and Twitter partner with Dataminr to create news tool for journalists (Anthony Ha / TechCrunch) 4. Amazon to offer Kindle checkout system to physical […] more »

by Jan Schaffer

A new study of non-profit journalism sites declares that “achieving revenue diversification…is still a formidable task” for the sector, which reported devoting only 10 to 24 percent of staff hours to business development. There are few surprises in the latest non-profit journalism study by the Pew Research Center’s Project on Excellence in Journalism. There are […] more »