The New York Times has said it is planning to shut down or absorb as many as half of its existing blogs, with the hope that those skills can become more widespread inside the newspaper as a whole — but will they?
The committee that determines who gets an official Senate press pass has denied one to SCOTUSblog because it says the site’s journalism involves a conflict of interest — but the press gallery is ignoring how journalism has changed, in this case for the better
SCOTUSblog is recognized as one of the leading sites for analysis and commentary on Supreme Court decisions, but it has been unable to get accreditation as an official media outlet from either the court or the Senate press gallery’s committee of journalists
Medium says it is continuing to experiment with how best to compensate writers, but the recent departure of the contributing editor behind one of its collections shows there is still a tension between Medium the magazine and Medium the open platform
Quartz, the business-news site from Atlantic Media, is experimenting with a new way of navigating the news that is powered by blog pioneer Dave Winer’s outlining software called Fargo, which allows readers to expand and collapse individual points
Eliot Higgins is a blogger — also known as Brown Moses — who has become a leading source of information about Syria, and his success shows how anyone with the right motivation can train themselves to perform many of the key functions we associate with being a journalist
Automattic, the parent company of popular blog-hosting and publishing platform WordPress, has raised a funding round of $160 million to help it develop better online and mobile tools for publishing, a round that values the company at over $1 billion
A post by long-time tech blogger Dan Gillmor about the decline of the “indie web” got me thinking about the old days of the blogosphere, and how powerful the unedited voice of a single passionate blogger can be. Have we gained as much as we’ve lost?
Financial and media blogger Felix Salmon says he is leaving Reuters to join Fusion, a cable channel co-owned by ABC and Univision, because the future of storytelling and communication is not in text but in video, animation and other digital experiments
Technology analyst Ben Thompson has quit his job and is trying to turn his blog into a business by launching a freemium membership model, which gives readers access to extra features and content if they pay a monthly fee