Recommended Reads for Journalists

Nieman Lab's annual predictions for journalism, fewer reporters are covering state politics, and interpreting analytics.

Nieman Lab Prediction for Journalism 2022

Every year, Nieman Lab asks some of the smartest people in journalism and media what they think is coming in the next 12 months. Here’s what they had to say at the end of 2021…

The troubling new void in local journalism — and the nonprofits trying to fill it

Fewer and fewer reporters are covering the nation’s state governments. One organization is trying to reverse that trend.

“Everything clicks for a different reason”: Why journalism analytics are so hard to interpret

Commercial news organizations in democratic societies have multiple goals that are often in tension and difficult, if not impossible, to commensurate.