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Next round of Newspack pilot newsrooms to be announced by month’s end

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 […]


See the revenue-generation features of Newspack in action

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. […]

An early peek at Newspack shows flexibility and speed of homepage design

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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About Newspack

Newspack is a new platform on WordPress.com, aimed at small, aimed at small- and medium-sized news organizations.