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Newsonomics: The Financial Times triples its profits and swaps champagne flutes for martini glasses
The FT is a leader in crossing over from print — digital subscribers now make up 70 percent of its paying audience, a number that keeps growing.
By Ken Doctor
A farewell to #content: Optimism, worries, and a belief in great work
A few thoughts on the state of media (and meta-media) from our departing staff writer.
By Caroline O'Donovan
On convening a community: An excerpt from Jake Batsell’s new book on engaged journalism
“An engaged journalist’s role in the 21st century is not only to inform but to bring readers directly into the conversation.”
By Jake Batsell
Snapchat stories: Here’s how 6 news orgs are thinking about the chat app
From live events to behind-the-scenes tours, The Huffington Post, Fusion, Mashable, NPR, Philly.com, and The Verge tell us how they’re approaching Snapchat.
By Joseph Lichterman
Internet birthed the radio star: Local newspapers are hoping online radio can be a growth area
Despite slow audience and revenue growth, a handful of newspapers are optimistic about the future of Internet radio.
By Joseph Lichterman
Newsonomics: Texas, vast Texas, aims to set a new standard in statewide public media news
Texas Standard, a new public radio collaboration, aims to knit together a state both unitary and diverse.
By Ken Doctor
Media accelerator Matter tries to connect an entrepreneurial ethos to traditional media companies
“At other accelerators it’s: Hit a home run or you’re dead to us. Matter is trying to find this middle ground, being things that are mission-oriented, and something that can actually scale.”
By Caroline O'Donovan
Riddle me this: How can news orgs better use games and quizzes?
A new report from the Tow Center for Digital Journalism examines the rise of games and quizzes in online media and how news organizations might take better advantage of them.
By Joseph Lichterman
The New York Times en español: An experiment is putting Times stories in front of Spanish-speaking readers
It’s an effort to find international growth through translation: “Cobertura global de The New York Times en español. Noticias, arte, negocios, tecnología y más.”
By Justin Ellis
New rules governing drone journalism are on the way — and there’s reason to be optimistic
They’re more permissive than some had expected: “Under this regulatory framework, every newsroom will have drones and people certified to fly them. They’ll just be part of the equipment.”
By Matt Waite
The upset alert in your pocket: USA Today’s new sports app wants to help cure your fear of missing out
Like Breaking News or Yo, it’s an app where the push notifications are the main appeal.
By Justin Ellis
Newsonomics: The Financial Times triples its profits and swaps champagne flutes for martini glasses
The FT is a leader in crossing over from print — digital subscribers now make up 70 percent of its paying audience, a number that keeps growing.
By Ken Doctor
On convening a community: An excerpt from Jake Batsell’s new book on engaged journalism
“An engaged journalist’s role in the 21st century is not only to inform but to bring readers directly into the conversation.”
Snapchat stories: Here’s how 6 news orgs are thinking about the chat app
From live events to behind-the-scenes tours, The Huffington Post, Fusion, Mashable, NPR, Philly.com, and The Verge tell us how they’re approaching Snapchat.
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BuzzFeed / Dao Nguyen
How BuzzFeed dealt with record traffic last night as The Dress went viral
A look behind the scenes at BuzzFeed’s tech team.
Storify / Burt Herman
Starting a new chapter
“It’s time to start a new chapter: my co-founder Xavier Damman and I are moving on from Storify.”
Digiday / Brian Morrissey
“These brands will have to compete purely on BuzzFeed’s terms”
Brian Morrissey looks at #TheDress through the lens of traditional publishers moving to viral content.
Capital / Joe Pompeo
Who wants the Daily News?
“[Mort] could legitimately say he looked for a buyer, couldn’t get one and, sadly, will have to close down [the News], or at least close the print edition.”
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Snapchat stories: Here’s how 6 news orgs are thinking about the chat app
From live events to behind-the-scenes tours, The Huffington Post, Fusion, Mashable, NPR, Philly.com, and The Verge tell us how they’re approaching Snapchat.
611New rules governing drone journalism are on the way — and there’s reason to be optimistic
They’re more permissive than some had expected: “Under this regulatory framework, every newsroom will have drones and people certified to fly them. They’ll just be part of the equipment.”
483Internet birthed the radio star: Local newspapers are hoping online radio can be a growth area
Despite slow audience and revenue growth, a handful of newspapers are optimistic about the future of Internet radio.
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