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Helping Independent Media Make Global HDLNs

by Gregory Bruno 23.08.2019
HDLN.com, a distribution platform for independent media, will make its debut in Brazil before going global.
HDLN.com, a distribution platform for independent media, will make its debut in Brazil before going global.

Consolidations and budget cuts have damaged the quality and quantity of news around the world. In Brazil, a group of journalists is working to solve this universal problem and is using Sourcefabric’s technology to do it.

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The Technological Imperative of News-Audience Engagement

by Gregory Bruno 7.08.2019
Emily Goligoski, Research Director, the Membership Puzzle Project
Emily Goligoski, Research Director, the Membership Puzzle Project

Emily Goligoski of the Membership Puzzle Project speaks with Sourcefabric about the role of open-source software in converting casual news readers into paying supporters.

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Brasil 247 Joins the Superdesk Publisher Family

by Anna Rohleder 24.06.2019

Brasil 247 are embracing their new digital publishing future with Superdesk Publisher, our smart Superdesk plugin with easy customisation and a range of elegant themes to suit every newsroom’s needs.

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Setting the Agenda: How the AAP Helps Clients Plan

by Gregory Bruno 10.05.2019
AAP journalists have created a new tool, called Agenda, that works with Superdesk to streamline editorial planning for client newsrooms.
AAP journalists have created a new tool, called Agenda, that works with Superdesk to streamline editorial planning for client newsrooms.

News agencies rely on a variety of tools to keep wire-service subscribers abreast of coverage plans, but many solutions are not user friendly. In response, Sourcefabric and the Australian Associated Press teamed up to build Agenda; we spoke with AAP Technical Analyst Michael Gourlay to learn how Agenda works.

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How News Agencies are Collaborating on Newsroom Technology

by Gregory Bruno 29.04.2019
Renat Ish, Sourcefabric business development manager, addresses the OANA meeting.
Renat Ish, Sourcefabric business development manager, addresses the OANA meeting.(photo: Bùi Doãn Tấn, courtesy VNA)

Journalists are collaborating like never before. During a recent gathering of news-agency executives in Hanoi, we offered insights into how digital newsroom software can improve operational efficiency.

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Getting the Audience Involved with "Big Small Stories" at Insajder

by Anna Rohleder 26.04.2019
An advertisement for MVP, the new microsite
An advertisement for MVP, the new microsite

Insajder, an investigative news outlet based in Serbia, has launched a microsite called "Big small stories" to highlight the experiences of individuals who are impacted by corruption, graft and malfeasance on a societal scale and involve readers in its reporting.

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Technology and media freedom: A Montenegrin case study

by Greg Bruno 21.03.2019
chip on circuit board on abstract technology background
chip on circuit board on abstract technology background

When Montenegro’s most-visited news site published allegations of presidential misconduct last year, cyber hackers tried to curb the coverage. Superdesk and Sourcefabric helped keep the site online.

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