Since its inception in 2010, The Lens has received attention from across the web, from other non-profit media organizations, local outlets, and vocal supporters. Below is a sampling of the buzz around The Lens.
At Rising Tide 6, a conference for those interested in New Orleans’ recovery, Treme co-creator and writer David Simon encouraged the audience to support The Lens’ investigative work:
Our Facebook and Twitter followers speak up about our contributions…
Other local and national news outlets frequently reprint our stories or cite our coverage…
New Orleans becomes the biggest city in America without a daily newspaper. How will the city cope as the Times-Picayune goes (mostly) digital, and is there an upside?
Click here for the story which originally aired on October 8, 2012
Oxford America’s New South Journalism Symposium
These are videos of the two panel discussions that comprised The Oxford American’s New South Journalism Symposium, which took place at The Historic New Orleans Collection’s Williams Research Center on Friday, September 28, 2012.
City cancels plans for Super Bowl drone despite enthusiasm and interest from NOPD, others. Read the article here.
NIEMAN JOURNALISM LAB
Deep Cuts in New Orleans