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Tear down this paywall: Germany’s taz newspaper launches a reader revolution from Berlin

How do you fund digital content? The Berlin-based daily taz uses a unique model. It was founded as a cooperative, relying on memberships and pay-at-will donations to fund their news.

Anna Rohleder | January 30, 2018

'Bridging the gap' report outlines worldwide efforts to rebuild citizen trust in media

While many conversations focus on the declining trust in media, this study takes a different approach with an in-depth look at media initiatives that are working to rebuild it. 

Bebe Santa-Wood | January 18, 2018

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 | 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 | 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 | 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. 

Laura Hazard Owen | 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 | November 27, 2017

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