Tag Archives: Media
By Alison Langley January 28, 2019 View original story here Republik, a Swiss news startup, raised $2.4 million in less than two weeks in 2017, when a crowdfunding campaign that promised a new kind of journalism took off and set records.A year after its launch, its de facto publisher, Christof Moser, looks slightly more gaunt […]
Because the literature prize has been a stuffy boys club for too long.
This OZY series explores how institutions are battling declining trust — and what’s replacing them.
By Alison Langley AFTER ALAN RUSBRIDGER ANNOUNCED last December that he would step down as editor of The Guardian, he looked back on his 20 years at the helm of one of the UK’s best known papers and asked himself, “Do I have anything to regret?” One thing stood out: his paper hadn’t done […]
This article first appeared in cjr.org. The government takes on the investigative news channel By Alison Langley February 9, 2015 617 words Best known for reality shows like Jungle Camp and Big Brother, RTL, which bills itself as “Europe’s leading entertainment network,” has never been known for a quality news department in any […]
This article first appeared in cjr.org Reporters are taking continent-wide investigations one step further By Alison Langley November 12, 2014 920 words When Brigitte Alfter was the European Union correspondent in Brussels for a Danish newspaper a decade ago, the stories she covered were only relevant to her Danish audience. Her sources came […]
This article first appeared on CJR.org Russia’s advance into Crimea has transformed Ukrainian television news coverage By Alison Langley Ukrainian media mogul Dmitry Firtash walked out of pre-trial detention in Vienna last week, where he was arrested on bribery and suspicion of forming a criminal organization after paying a record-breaking 125 million euros […]
Women have been organizing against the tabloid mainstay, but some editors maintain that it’s a good way to sell papers October 14, 2013 By Alison Langley UK author and actress Lucy Ann Holmes bought a copy of The Sun one day last August to read its sports page— the previous day, six British women […]