We work with data a lot at ProPublica. We request it. We create it. We analyze it. We use it to tell stories. We design with it. We teach with it. We share it. And, since 2014, we’ve been selling it online in the ProPublica Data Store. Today, we’re relaunching the Data Store.
The newsroom’s creativity over the past few years has been part of a radical reimagining of what journalism looks like. Revenue models need to undergo a similar transformation.
As the use of blocking technology accelerates, publishers are exploring ways to serve up ads they hope users actually want to see.
In media companies, the editorial staff shouldn’t be kept in the dark about finances
The Letters of Note blog has a wonderful three-letter piece up today featuring E.B. White’s criticism of “sponsored content” in the magazine business and other print media (in response to a Xerox-sponsored feature in Esquire magazine), and a corresponding elegy to a free, independent press that serves the public.