Nieman Journalism Lab
Nieman Journalism Lab
Pushing to the future of journalism — A project of the Nieman Foundation at Harvard

@niemanlab archives: September 30, 2010

“Companies will pay top dollar for top-end talent, and they’ll pay as little as possible for good-enough newsy content” 
The Doublemint approach: Why the Globe’s new two-website strategy may be genius 
Report finds community news sites aren’t replacing newspapers, but are adding “coverage that did not exist before” 
The beauty of data: An online journalist shows how data visualization helps storytelling 
For the price of $175 you too can learn about Hyperlocal blogging from the New York Times. Operators standing by 
Hiring journalistic “stars”: the value proposition isn’t as straightforward as it seems 
In the Alternate Universe, would Columbia’s Campus Network, not Facebook be the premise for a movie? 
PSA: Business Insider is hiring a writer who “loves the online medium” 
Lesson from a tech startup: sometimes, you need a human 
Big news: The NYT-owned Globe will bifurcate its web strategy in 2011, launching a paid site to complement the free 
“The essential fact of the internet is that nothing is permanent” Malcolm Gladwell Q&A on his Twitter piece 
The Times (UK) saw a drop of 120,000 unique visitors in August, its second month behind a paywall 
Our experiment with @Storify 
Have a first look at Qwiki, the winner of .@TechCrunch Disrupt and a new way to display information 
As Twitter rolls out Promoted Tweets from advertisers, expect Starbucks and Disney, but not political campaigns. 
Good morning! A new study says representation of women in online news is “just as dismal” as in traditional news