Gabe Bullard, Nieman Reports

Gabe Bullard

Nieman Reports

Washington, DC, United States

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Past articles by Gabe:

Audio Articles are Helping News Outlets Gain Loyal Audiences

Audio articles are closer to audiobooks than podcasts. Here's how the Harvard Business Review, The New Yorker, and The Economist are using them to reach a loyal audience. → Read More

Audio Services for the Disabled Recalibrate as Local News Shrinks and Tech Advances

For people with visual impairments or physical limitations that prevent them from easily obtaining or holding printed material have long relied on radio stations to stay informed. With text to audio technology, that's changing. → Read More

Now Hear This: Augmented Reality Comes to Audio

Ever since the invention of the transistor radio, audio has been a portable, personal medium. As early as the 1970s, Panasonic was making audio wearable, with an AM radio designed to be worn as a bracelet. The Walkman, the iPod, and now the smartphone have all made audio devices not just something we put in … → Read More

Smart Speaker Use Is Growing. Will News Grow With It?

n midterm election night last year, NPR carried out its usual live coverage, coordinating stories from its reporters and from member stations across the country. Most of the audience followed along via these stations’ broadcast signals. But those not listening to the radio could get updates, too, by asking Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa for an … → Read More

How pubmedia websites try to serve a fragmented audience

Satisfying radio, TV and digital audiences isn’t easy, but WHYY is taking on the challenge with a new website and online identity. → Read More

‘The Pub’ #99: What is a talk show supposed to be online?

Nobody knows, but we have a good time trying to find out. → Read More

Crowdfunding the News

On June 25, 2013, Texas state Senator Wendy Davis spent nearly 11 hours on the chamber floor filibustering a bill that … → Read More

Watch a Driverless Bus Putter Through the Streets

An automated bus ran one route in a Greek city, and will soon carry passengers through a Spanish city. Is the future of mass transit driverless? → Read More

Watch the Most Thrilling Moments of the Bald Eagle Nest Cam

We watched more than 40 hours of hatching and feeding to bring you the most exciting (and cutest) clips of the new eaglets. → Read More

Meet the Operator of the Bald Eagle Live Cam

Crystal Slusher is behind the zooms and pans you see when you watch bald eagles nesting and hatching chicks online. → Read More

The Surprising Origin of the Phrase 'Flyover Country'

Everyone knows where it is, especially in an election year. But the people who call the heartland "flyover country" aren’t who you think. → Read More

The Catchy History of Campaign Songs

On Super Tuesday, candidates will say a lot. They won’t sing anything. → Read More

Remember When Everyone Was Using Solar Energy?

Solar-powered calculators may have familiarized a new generation with green energy. On the other hand, maybe they were just cool. → Read More

Heirloom Beans Are a Thing, But Do They Really Taste Better Than Bulk Beans?

At triple the price, we wondered if the beans now sold in the fancy packages were worth it, so we tested them. → Read More

See What Climate Change Means for the World’s Poor

The most damaging effects of the changing climate will hit stomachs as well as wallets. → Read More

See What Climate Change Means for the World’s Poor

The most damaging effects of the changing climate will hit stomachs as well as wallets. → Read More

How To Update ‘Harvest of Shame’ for the 21st Century

Agriculture workers have come a long way since their struggles were revealed to a nationwide audience in Edward R. Murrow's Harvest of Shame in 1960. But the → Read More

What Earthquake Maps Should Really Look Like

How much more powerful is a magnitude 7 earthquake than a magnitude 3? Most maps give the wrong impression. → Read More

We’ve Consumed More Than the Earth Can Produce This Year

Thursday, August 13, is Earth Overshoot Day, when resource use is expected to outstrip the capacity for production—and it’s getting earlier every year. → Read More