Innovate toward independence
News delivery is broken. We're helping to fix it. The challenge, we believe, isn't to optimize for Big Tech's platforms. It's to get news from publisher to consumer more directly.
Meet the Digital News Delivery Working Group
DNDWG (a.k.a. "Downdog") is a community project we started to find ways to get news directly to consumers via technology that's publisher-hosted, web-based, and open source.
A blueprint for re-building the news supply chain
Three technologies could serve as the building blocks for a better way to get news to users without the big social and search silos.
RSS feeds for journalists
We recently contributed on GitHub to RSS inventor Dave Winer's project to curate a free list of feeds for journalists. Dave wants reporters and editors to re-incorporate RSS, an open standard, into their daily news consumption in lieu of proprietary social plaforms.
Ad-supported media faces a new rival for revenue
Publishers are already up in arms about the combined hegemony of Facebook and Google in digital ads. Now another tech giant could be coming to eat everyone's lunch.
Net neutrality is lost. Now what?
Our analysis of the FCC's decision to end net neutrality in the U.S., published right after the commission voted in December.
Helping Vice launch Market Movers
Indizr founder Peter A. McKay worked with Vice News in 2017 to launch Market Movers, a sponsored-content project for their Money page. The coverage spanned everything from cryptocurrencies to retailing to gasoline prices.