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Business of Journalism

Graduates in journalism have many career paths, survey indicates

A survey in Spain gives information on available jobs and potential career paths for graduates in journalism and communication. 

James Breiner | February 16, 2018

SembraMedia launches Spanish-language online school for media entrepreneurship

La Escuela Virtual de SembraMedia is the first online school in Spanish focused on journalism entrepreneurship with classes taught by an international team of experts and accessible 24 hours a day.

Janine Warner | February 06, 2018

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

Following Facebook's changes, publishers can use these strategies to overcome the loss of traffic

Facebook recently announced a shift away from promoting media, which causes a number of challenges for publishers that relied on Facebook for traffic. Here are some strategies for dealing with the change.

James Breiner | January 25, 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, Nieman Lab | January 05, 2018

Mother Jones finds fundraising success in longform essays

While most fundraising campaigns focus on brevity, and getting readers' attention quickly, Mother Jones is using longform essays to make their appeals. 

Shan Wang, Nieman Lab | December 29, 2017

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

Perspectives in photojournalism: The financial struggle for photojournalists

It is very difficult to make a living working as a photojournalist. The third installment of our series on photojournalism explores the financial challenges within the industry and how people are adapting.

Clothilde Goujard | December 26, 2017

From New Delhi to New Jersey: How an Indian newsroom workflow scheme is helping US journalists work smarter

Thanks to ICFJ Knight Fellow Nasr ul Hadi's assistance, New Jersey's SNJ Today developed a streamlined, innovative newsroom workflow. Here's how.

Megan Wolf, SNJ Today | December 18, 2017

Looking beyond Facebook, BuzzFeed turns to new business models

The Facebook-Google duopoly has become an intractable problem for media companies today. BuzzFeed thinks more diversified revenue streams are a partial solution.

Ricardo Bilton, Nieman Lab | December 13, 2017

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