Nieman Lab

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The business case for diversity and inclusion in newsrooms is important, but emphasizing the moral case is required for real and lasting change.
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Anam Khan first started the NewsRun to help other Pakistanis living abroad keep up with the news, but quickly found that people back home needed her to make sense of what's happening in the country, too.
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Want to offer a special introductory rate for students and educators? Superfans of your local football team? People who've hit your paywall five months running? You now can through the App Store on iPad and iPhones.
How much political news do people see in their Facebook feeds? Last week, we published our project to try to answer that question. The majority of people in our survey (54%) saw no news within the first 10 posts in their feeds at all. The most common type of news in the sample was hard news from ma…
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Deep dives! Extended chats! News bulletins! Microbulletins!
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Ten digital news startups are collaborating to bring the news to the urban youth in Brazil, and learning about their consumption patterns along the way.
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Plus: The Committee to Protect Journalists has its first union contract, Wisconsin Public Radio tracks source diversity, and who is Substack for?
In 1967, President Lyndon B. Johnson tasked the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, known as the Kerner Commission, with investigating the cause of "racial strife" in the United States following the Detroit riot in 1967. Putting aside the fact that Johnson rejected the rep…
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October 2020 was one of the craziest news months in recent history, but you wouldn't know it by looking in people's Facebook feeds.
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Instead of taking 30% of new subscribers' payments, it'll take 15%. The money's welcome, but it's also a reminder of how little control publishers have over the terms they get from tech giants.