Category: Nieman Lab
How New Lines Magazine built a home for long-form international reporting
This German news outlet is teaching people about local politics with an in-person game
How a nonprofit media company conducted its first political poll ahead of the midterms
What types of local news stories should be automated? The Toronto Star is figuring it out
How Finland’s Helsingin Sanomat has built digital success through “diamonds” in the rough
HS is the only subscription national newspaper in Finland. Here’s how it gets readers to subscribe.
Here’s why The Continent asked its readers if it should accept an advertising deal
Within a week, the survey had 445 responses, with 82% of respondents saying they were in favor of the deal, as long as The Continent maintained its editorial independence.
In Nebraska, a weekly paper is filling its community’s need for news — and booze
If you’re running a news outlet and having a hard time getting your readers to pay for your work, here’s an idea: Turn a back room into a liquor store.
At Futuro Media, Maria Hinojosa is building a home for authentic Latino storytelling
“For creative people to feel like they have the backing of the company in trying something innovative is really important,” Hinojosa said. “I would say the same thing in terms of audio — it’s very much a culture of openness and trying things. It’s scary to be vulnerable and to be pitching, but that is what… Continue reading At Futuro Media, Maria Hinojosa is building a home for authentic Latino storytelling
The New York Times is using Instagram slides and Twitter cards to make stories more digestible
Slides and cards are a good way to highlight the strongest part of a story, whether it’s a visual component or a tidbit that competitors don’t have.