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Orange County Register bets increased staff and community involvement can make newspapers profitable

Aaron Kushner, the publisher of the Orange County Register is trying a novel approach to saving newspapers: increasing staff and improving community involvement. Kushner has increased the newsroom staff to 270 from 180, including three investigative reporters, when he took over the publication in July 2012, according to the Nieman Lab. Read more »


Colombian press group laments poor start to 2013

Colombia started off 2013 with a series of attacks on the press, including death threats against three journalists, censorship at the hands of criminal gangs and the interrupted distribution of a newspaper in the department of Sucre, reported the Press Freedom Foundation, FLIP, in a press release Thursday, Jan. 31.  Read more »


New study kicks up disagreement over starting salaries for cub reporters in U.S.

Bar graph of median annual salaries for communications graduates in the U.S., according to the Cox International Center. Read more »


Colombian official accused of burning newspaper copies alleging misuse of public resources

Condemnation published by El Meridiano de Sucre. Read more »


Costa Rican journalist avoids libel suit after retracting accusation against president's brother


A Costa Rican journalist avoided a libel lawsuit after retracting accusations she made against the brother of President Laura Chinchilla, Adrián Chinchilla, in an August 2012 article published in the newspaper La Nación. Read more »


Media critics call press coverage of tragic fire in Brazil sensationalist

height="230"Front page of the newspaper O Globo the day after the fire with a poem above the headline. However, the media was roundly criticized for sensationalizing its coverage. (Photo: reproduction).

New report explores sustainable news startup models in U.S. and Europe

On Tuesday, Jan. 15, Nieman Lab released its international research project on how digital journalism is financed in the U.S. and Europe. Read more »


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