Diving into Newspack development

In April, the Newspack team converged on New York city for a product planning meetup. Automattic is a distributed company so this involved folks travelling in from as far as Vancouver Island, Zagreb Croatia, and New Orleans. We came out of the meetup with a clearer vision of the functionality, features and philosophy of Newspack. […]

Newspack FAQ

What is Newspack? It’s a ready-to-go, intuitive, revenue-focused publishing platform that will let small and medium-sized newsrooms dedicate more resources to their journalism. Newspack will be simple to set up, easy to use, durable, flexible and fast. So it’s a new content-management system? No, Newspack is being developed on WordPress, the world’s most popular CMS. […]

Announcing Newspack

Automattic Inc, the parent company of WordPress.com, is joining with other news industry leaders to develop an advanced open-source publishing and revenue-generating platform for news organizations. The effort is designed to address some of the persistent obstacles to creating economically sustainable models for journalism, particularly at the local level. You can read more about the […]