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Local Weeklies Are Covering the Communities Big Dailies Ignore

Whether bound by geography or interest, communities need strong newspapers

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In the Balkans, Whistle-Blowing News Outlets Struggle to Survive

From shady deals for government advertising to journalists choosing self-censorship, it's not easy running a publication in the former Yugoslavia

From the Curator

Charlie Hebdo and Boko Haram: Parsing the Equivalency Debate

Is it possible to place stories on some universal scale of import and assign coverage and empathy accordingly?

Books

It’s Only Money

Alissa Quart turns to poetry to comment on the commodification of modern life

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Jay Lauf of Quartz: The Homepage Isn’t Dead

The Quartz publisher on his global business website's branding efforts, the potential of messaging apps, and more

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At Harvard, a Reporter Finds Hard Lessons on Diversity in Education​

While advances in ethnic and racial diversity should be celebrated, newsrooms should also recognize the need for economic diversity

Books

For Online Publications, Data Is News

Data-driven projects and news-based games should be presented as journalism, not frilly add-ons

Features

Four Lessons from Buying and Running the Outer Banks Sentinel

“You own everything about the paper—from its reputation to the safety of its customers who buy it ”

Books

Remembering Alice Dunnigan, a Pioneering Black Journalist

In the 1950s, she was the first reporter at presidential press conferences to question Dwight D. Eisenhower about civil rights issues