The Times-Picayune was the most prominent example of a daily newspaper cutting print and home-delivery days. But as part of a big bet on football, it’s bringing Mondays back to subscribers — at least for the fall.
“‘If links are the currency of the web, photos are the currency of mobile,’ said Josh Miller, who leads the team that created Rooms. Mr. Miller’s start-up, Branch Media, was working on the technology when Facebook acquired the company this year.”
The two apps were part of the paper’s plan to increase digital subscribers through smaller, targeted offerings. Now, with staff cutbacks on the way, one app is being shuttered and the other is being adjusted.