Nieman Lab

My most recent bylines are here.

Newsrooms are not showing up to the industry’s largest diversity survey

ProPublica experiments with ultra-accessible plain language in stories about people with disabilities

“Sounds like a well-trained liar”: Journalists lose some credibility by calling themselves “storytellers”

How newsrooms are experimenting with Twitter Spaces

Radio listening has plummeted. NPR is reaching a bigger audience than ever. What gives?

Some questions (and answers) about the Local Journalism Sustainability Act

The end of “click to subscribe, call to cancel”? One of the news industry’s favorite retention tactics is illegal, FTC says

In Canada, a government program to support local news tries to determine who’s most deserving

“Just catch me up, quick”: How The Wall Street Journal is trying to reach non-news junkies

“Big tech is watching you. Who’s watching big tech?” The Markup is finally ready for liftoff

The New York Times

I wrote a number of short pieces for The New York Times Sunday Styles section and T: The New York Times Style Magazine. They include ones about an Icelandic designer who takes inspiration from her country’s fishing culture, Cass Bird’s book “Rewilding,” crystals homegrown by best friends, and a lot of accessories. (The rest are here.)