The observations in this paper – published by the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University – are based on the results of an online survey conducted between Monday, November 14 and Sunday, December 4, 2016. Survey respondents identified a number of key challenges – and opportunities – for small market newspapers in the USA.
First published on The Conversation and PennLive. (Editor’s Note: During his campaign, President-elect Donald Trump wasn’t shy about his hostility toward journalists. His unexpected victory proved his doubters — which included many […]
Presentation to Regionalmedien Austria (RMA) an Austrian media company. RMA distributes free (advertiser-funded) newspapers throughout Austria that include local, regional and national content, reaching almost 50% market saturation. Many thanks […]
This piece is co-authored with Hannah Scarbrough; and was first published on MediaShift. The Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once said that “England and America are two countries divided by […]
Last year I spoke to BBC Radio Scotland about the rise of new funding models for journalism. Here’s the interview, which was kindly captured by the Centre for Community Journalism. […]
It’s been a busy 2015, but before we see in 2016, here’s a quick look back at some of the features I produced during the year. I covered a lot […]
My contribution to Data Journalism: Inside the global future, a volume I recently co-edited with Tom Felle and John Mair. Five case studies – and five tips, tricks and considerations – which I […]