Here are Nieman Reports’ top 10 stories, in terms of pageviews, for the year:
Published: March 21, 2020 | While the coronavirus pandemic “seems to be offering new territory” for audience distrust, here are some strategies aimed at winning trust back.
By Melissa Bailey
Published: May 29, 2020 | “No one in the United States is immune to the influence of white supremacy, not even a black Southerner like me.”
By Issac J. Bailey
Published: August 25, 2020 | A movement journalist examines what it means to engage with communities and challenge the status quo.
By Tina Vasquez
Published: February 24, 2020 | How Harvard Business Review, The New Yorker, and The Economist use audio to boost reach and retention.
By Gabe Bullard
Published: March 24, 2020 | Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear is doing what local journalists do every day: Give communities the honest, direct, and thoughtful facts they need during difficult times.
By Sarah Baird
Published: July 14, 2020 | How nimble, mission-driven outlets and a citizen-focused initiative are telling stories about — and for — Black communities.
By Deborah Douglas
Published: September 1, 2020 | Audiences of national media have too long been presumed to be white. In this piece from our The Newsrooms We Need Now series, a New York Times editor argues it’s time to change that.
By Marc Lacey
Published: September 9, 2020 | The senior vice president for news, opinion, and programming for CNN Digital, highlights actions journalists need to consider in order to create more diverse, equitable, and inclusive newsrooms. This piece was part of Nieman Reports’ The Newsrooms We Need Now series.
By S. Mitra Kalita
Published: March 11, 2020 | Biden’s verbal stumbles may be explained not by cognitive problems but by his lifelong battle with stuttering. Journalists should provide that context.
By Issac J. Bailey