Lots of Buzz Around NPR's Local Partnerships

Mar 23, 2012

A piece by Harvard's Nieman Journalism Lab highlights how NPR Digital Services and NPR.org are experimenting through partnerships with member stations. The story references two recent projects -- our experiment with KPLU to geotarget content on NPR's Facebook page and a new test that displays local headlines of 13 member stations on the NPR.org home page.

Read the Nieman Lab article here.

There has been a lot of buzz around NPR's local experimentation lately. More coverage of NPR's local focus:

  • "Knight Foundation News Challenge Entry: GeoGraph" (Knight Foundation)
  • "NPR experiments with local news headlines on national home page" (Poynter)
  • "NPR seeks to help media organizations geotarget Facebook content at scale" (InsideFacebook)
  • "NPR Eyes Expansion Of Local Facebook Content Trial" (AllFacebook)