Journalism agenda: “eight promising business models for email newsletters

There are at least eight promising business models for email newsletters Nieman Journalism Lab by Andrew Jack When I began overhauling the Financial Times’ editorial email newsletters a couple of years ago, I was soon faced with positive reinforcement, technical frustrations, and sources of deep satisfaction. The good news was that we were on the cusp … Read more

Cyberculture agenda: “The story of Snopes”, one of the best web sources ever…

The story of Snopes Boing Boing by David Pescovitz All lies lead to the truth. For over 20 years, has been the Web’s primary bullshit detector and debunker, from death by Pop Rocks to political lies. We need Snopes more than ever. For a Webby Awards exclusive feature, I commissioned talented journalist Rob Walker to … Read more

Journalism agenda: From Jailed Journalists to EU leaders:

Detained journalists urge EU not to compromise with Turkey over human rights Two Turkish journalists arrested this week for their coverage of arms trafficking to Islamist rebels in Syria urged the European Union not to compromise on human rights, as it seeks an agreement with Ankara to help stem refugee flows to Europe. US State Department … Read more