Nieman Journalism Lab

Clay Christensen on the news industry: “We didn’t quite understand…how quickly things fall off the cliff”
What’s the right way to respond when technology disrupts the position of an established business? In this podcast, the Harvard Business School professor has lessons for the news business from other industries.
By Joshua Benton
October 2012
Aggregation is deep in journalism’s DNA
The aggregators of today will be the original reporters of tomorrow—it’s how disruption happens.
By David Skok
January 2012
The path of disruption: Did Newspaper Next succeed in transforming newspapers?
The 2006 report was supposed to be a wake-up call to an industry in turmoil. But its legacy is less than clear.
By Justin Ellis
October 2011