Why do the homepages of so many news sites look the same? Former National Public Radio digital editor Melody Kramer came up with more than 60 different ways to rethink the homepage
There has been a lot written lately about the death of the blog since Andrew Sullivan decided to retire from The Daily Dish, but tech blogger Ben Thompson says the one-man blog model is working better than it ever has
Investment funds and traditional media entities have poured hundreds of millions of dollars into new-media entities like Vice, BuzzFeed, Vox and Business Insider over the past six months, but will these risky bets on the future of media pay off?
Vox recently ran an experiment in which it got writers to update or re-write old posts and then published them again, and pulled in many new readers — but should it be more open about what was changed in the original?
Turning a media site into a massive, multibillion-dollar property reaching hundreds of millions of readers isn’t the only route to success any more — starting and running a niche or targeted site has never been easier
Layoffs at newspapers like the New York Times are no longer a surprise. But we should be careful not to assume that just because some papers are downsizing, journalism as a whole is in decline — because it’s growing faster than ever
Vox Media has closed a financing round that values the company at almost $400 million, and BuzzFeed is valued at twice that level — but will the funds that made these bets see enough of a return to justify those numbers?
Al Jazeera is officially unveiling AJ+ and the AJ+ iPhone app, which aims to bring news and context to people who don’t watch news on TV anymore.
Some argue that the rise of the internet has destroyed — or severely crippled — journalism, but all it has really done is disrupted traditional mass-media business models. Journalism itself has never been healthier, and new players are finding new models
Billionaire eBay founder Pierre Omidyar says First Look Media, the new journalistic venture he is backing with a $250-million investment, will now be focusing more on a series of experiments aimed at figuring out how journalism can serve small communities of interested readers