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Articles by Laura Hazard Owen

Laura Hazard Owen is the editor of Nieman Journalism Lab.
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I was Buzzy once.
The Messenger, which aims to “rekindle your passion for media” and generate $100 million in revenue in its first year, is acquiring Grid.
“It shouldn’t be that difficult to keep an updated list of when and where and what the meetings are.”
One Redditor: “I actually enjoy reading my local newspaper when it’s on the Kindle as opposed to the paper’s poorly designed website and frequently broken app.”
“This explains everything about my failed Google searches this week,” one Globe and Mail journalist tweeted.
One open letter draws parallels between the Times’ coverage of trans people and, in earlier decades, its coverage of gay people and HIV/AIDS.
Why do they work? They’re about Boston, not about The Boston Globe.
“In this vision, the community librarian facilitating conversations around authoritative, trusted digital news is as celebrated as the dogged reporter pursuing a scoop.”