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Why The Daily Pennsylvanian is spending $100,000 over the next two years to foster innovation
The University of Pennsylvania student newspaper is looking for innovative students on its staff — and from outside the paper.
By Joseph Lichterman
Q&A: The FT’s Gillian Tett on separating digital from print and tailoring news to new reading habits
“What is changing is people are actually saying, Okay, how are consumers, our readers, actually consuming the news?”
By Justin Ellis
The newsonomics of auctioning off Digital First’s newspapers (and California schemin’)
More than 200 newspapers are up for sale — as one group, in clusters, or one by one. Where they go could have a big impact on how the industry will look in the coming years.
By Ken Doctor
Could a Bay Area news nonprofit take over some of its biggest newspapers?
There are plenty of reasons for it not to happen. But news nonprofits could end up being vehicles for civic-minded locals to take over dailies as they continue to drop in value.
By Steve Katz
Through The Wire: What happened with The Atlantic’s experiment in aggregation?
The Atlantic invested years and money into figuring out what they wanted The Wire to be. Now, after relaunching and promising reinvestment, the site is being brought back under the wing of its parent.
By Justin Ellis
The third edition of Circa is here, and improving the user experience is the name of the game
Circa has a lot of good ideas, but whether the app can appeal to a large audience remains to be seen.
By Caroline O'Donovan
CNN, anywhere: How TV Everywhere strategy is evolving in the world of cable news
CNNgo is the network’s attempt to break the linear model for broadcast television.
By Caroline O'Donovan
What we know (and don’t know) about the plan to make San Diego’s daily a nonprofit
If it works, it’s a model that could be replicated in cities across the country. But it needs IRS approval first.
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Watching what happens: The New York Times is making a front-page bet on real-time aggregation
A new homepage feature called “Watching” offers readers a feed of headlines, tweets, and multimedia from around the web.
By Justin Ellis
Better together: How two St. Louis nonprofit newsrooms are learning to thrive as one outlet
St. Louis Public Radio and the St. Louis Beacon joined forces last December. Now, after a summer covering the protests in Ferguson, the combined newsroom is hitting its stride.
By Joseph Lichterman
Why The Daily Pennsylvanian is spending $100,000 over the next two years to foster innovation
The University of Pennsylvania student newspaper is looking for innovative students on its staff — and from outside the paper.
By Joseph Lichterman
The newsonomics of auctioning off Digital First’s newspapers (and California schemin’)
More than 200 newspapers are up for sale — as one group, in clusters, or one by one. Where they go could have a big impact on how the industry will look in the coming years.
CNN, anywhere: How TV Everywhere strategy is evolving in the world of cable news
CNNgo is the network’s attempt to break the linear model for broadcast television.
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