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Dec. 17, 2010, 2:30 p.m.

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Cold, hard numbers will drive the stories on this Internet-crawling company’s new media arm
Fintech company Thinknum has lots of interesting data to sell access to. Now it wants to build public-facing stories out of it.
At The Boston Globe, the editorial pages are looking for new ways to engage readers
“We learned how important it is to have writers and editors and digital producers working collaboratively, near each other. It’s a model for the future.”
Americans say greater access to news sources is actually making it harder to stay informed
But they’re evenly split on whether or not the news selection algorithms on sites like Facebook and Twitter should be regulated.