The Newspack team will name in the next two weeks the second cohort of pilot newsrooms that will further guide development of the emerging platform for small and medium-sized publishers. About 500 applicants are being considered for the approximately 50 spots in the next group. These 50 will show that the work we’ve done with […]
The Newspack team has hit another development milestone on time with the completion of the tools needed to set up donations/subscriptions and advertising. The charter newsrooms that are guiding the development of Newspack are still on course to launch by mid-October. The demonstration videos below, which are not narrated, show the initial setup of each. […]
This video from Laurel Fulford of the Newspack development team demonstrates how the new platform adds to WordPress’s block editor to give newsrooms a range of options for showcasing their work (no sound): Up to 12 charter newsrooms are set to re-launch with the WordPress.com-hosted service by mid-October. Applications are open through Aug. 15 for […]
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Newspack is a new platform on WordPress.com, aimed at small, aimed at small- and medium-sized news organizations.