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BBC to pursue personalized content through partnerships with local news companies in India

In a country where the 10 most popular languages are all spoken by at least 25 million people, creating content that’s relevant to everyone is a tall order — which is why the BBC World Service needs some help.

Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Lab | January 05, 2018

How Spain's Público redefined its strategy and grew its audience by 40 percent

If audiences aren't reading it, why keep writing it? The Spanish news site Público adopted this mindset when rethinking their editorial strategy — and grew their audience by 40 percent in the process.

Maite Fernandez | January 04, 2018

When it comes to engagement metrics, focus on the small numbers

The new economics of journalism relies less on large engagment metrics, and more on finding a small base of loyal users.

James Breiner | December 28, 2017

Reuters Institute survey gives insight into why readers distrust the media

“Rebuilding trust will a long-term process and will require the commitment of publishers, platforms and consumers over many years.”

Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Lab | December 15, 2017

How Malaysia's R.AGE is engaging millennials with investigative journalism

The Star newspaper's scrappy reporting team shows how a fresh product can build a new audience for old media.

Kate Mayberry, Splice Newsroom | December 08, 2017

Mobile app amplifies community voices in South Africa

A new mobile tool is connecting community leaders and journalists and improving the way grassroots activity is covered by the media. 

Irene Wangui | December 05, 2017

How an environmental news initiative is bringing investigative stories to those most affected

Stories on environmental crises don't always reach the people most affected. An investigative reporting initiative in Indonesia is trying to change that. 

Lauren Hazard Owen, Nieman Lab | December 01, 2017

A student's perspective: solutions journalism can help foster engagement, trust

Can the engagement methods of solutions journalism help regain public trust in media?

Morgan Theophil, Catalyst Journalism Project | November 27, 2017

The Washington Post on Reddit surprises users with its non-promotional, ultra helpful presence

By creating a Reddit profile, The Washington Post is using a new strategy to engage with consumers, with somewhat surprising success. 

Shan Wang, Nieman Lab | November 14, 2017

Crowdsourcing coverage of hurricane recovery in the Caribbean

A new crowdsourcing media effort in the Caribbean is utilizing citizen journalism to document hurricane recovery efforts. 

Farah Mohammed | November 06, 2017

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