Joshua Benton


Director, Nieman Lab (@niemanlab) at Harvard. Former investigative reporter & music critic. Proud Cajun. Cat-sharer w/ @leahalexis. Building websites since '94.

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The view from my balcony, Vis, Croatia. #hardshippost

Email of the day:

Thanks to for awarding an Online Journalism Award!

Hey, won an award! Thanks ONA!

Interesting pair of unpicked-up ONA badges.


Plane reading.

Surprised to see using “Gypsy” rather than “Roma” on the front page today.

We’ve moved to the part of the evening.

The CNN news alert desk is excited

The gathering Nieman crowd. #nieman75

Happy weekend, y’all.

works for me, FYI

Carnival parade outside my window. Sorry, though, Saints game wins out.

The lovely , checking her phone.

Happy weekend! I’ll be writing media queries. Be sure to check Monday morning! Good stuff coming.

At what I hope is my final rogue-wisdom-tooth-related dentist visit.

Trying to get ’ ancient PowerBook G3 to boot up.

Early Friday afternoon at River Gods with .

Would You Like To Ride On Camel? A Nice Experience, Isn’t It?

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