Tag: npr

by Stacy Forster

The form of audio storytelling known as podcasting boomed last year with the popularity of Serial, bringing new attention and energy to the process of engaging listeners through audio conversations and perhaps ushering in a new Golden Age of radio. But it’s not all because of Serial — the growth of podcasting has been building […] more »

by Yvonne Leow

At Collab/Space San Francisco, dozens of audio journalists and podcasting entrepreneurs came together to discuss the future of their craft. It was my second Collab/Space, and like the first one in NYC, the event did not disappoint. No one can solve industry problems on their own, but together we would try. As a visual journalist, I […] more »

by Cindy Royal

This summer, I had the opportunity to spend a few weeks on the East Coast visiting a range of digital media organizations. I had been planning to do this for quite some time, really embed with the most prominent teams doing data and programming in media, with the goal of bringing back real-world insight to the classroom. So […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. NPR podcasts turn 10 (via NPR Extra) 2. Life after content blocking (Jean-Louis Gassée / Monday Note) 3. These microchips could change football as we know it (A.J. Dellinger / The Kernel) 4. String of rulings bodes ill for the future of journalism in Europe (via Nicolas Kayser-Bril) 5. New York Times biz editor […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why Gene Demby, lead blogger for NPR’s Code Switch, considered quitting (Jim Warren / Poynter) 2. Race and ethnicity, device usage, and connectivity (via American Press Institute) 3. Ten years after Katrina, a new startup sector takes hold in New Orleans (Steven Melendez / Fast Company) 4. How do we improve online news design […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How Breaking News notifies users of news stories before they become big (Joseph Lichtenstein / Nieman Lab) 2. ChariPick counts on the ‘instant gratification of giving’ for users (Megan Graham / Chicago Tribune) 3. Online paywall builders Piano Media and Tinypass merge (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 4. How to use Facebook’s mystifying privacy settings […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How ICIJ established a new model for cross-border reporting (Jack Murtha / Columbia Journalism Review) 2. Limits at Gawker? Rules at Reddit? Wild west web turns a page (Jonathan Mahler / New York Times) 3. How a collaborative approach is helping NPR and local stations raise more money (Justin Ellis / Nieman Lab) 4. […] more »

by Jefferson Yen

The call for different voices in the media has grown louder in the past few years. Chenjerai Kumanyika’s piece on the “whiteness” of public radio sparked a debate on Twitter earlier this year. The reasons for a more inclusive newsroom are evident. Over the past year, events have pushed race relations, consent, immigration and harassment […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. 78th class of Nieman Fellows announced (via Nieman Foundation) 2. With Facebook’s Instant Articles, publishers may find 70 cents is better than a dollar (Jack Marshall / Wall Street Journal) 3. As podcast revenues climb, NPR board questions effect on radio sales (Ben Mook / Current) 4. The path ahead for Quartz, the business […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Man arrested for threatening another Virginia Tech massacre on Yik Yak (Patrick Howell O’Neill / Daily Dot) 2. How NPR’s new Seoul bureau chief is using Tumblr to complement her reporting (Joseph Lichterman / Nieman Lab) 3. Netflix asks FCC to reject AT&T-DirecTV merger unless changes made (Alina Selyukh / Reuters) 4. Snapchat tries […] more »