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Archives: December 2011

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In 2012, we’re due for a great leap forward in mobile reading. Tim Carmody
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In the real-time news cycle, social media can — and should — be about much more than conversation. Burt Herman
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The media entrepreneur shares a vision of Lower Left Coast domination. Rex Sorgatz
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Predictions from Brian Boyer, Joy Mayer, Kevin Kelly, Sree Sreenivasan, and more. The Editors
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A big question for the coming year: How will the right communities get the right kind of news? Vadim Lavrusik
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With a bonus bold prediction for 2012: Gene Weingarten will write a disapproving column about the changing news business that is funny but dead wrong. Steve Buttry
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Also: Say goodbye to the homepage as we know it. The future is streaming. Paul Bradshaw
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Paywalls may become more popular in 2012; that doesn’t mean they’ll be enough to save a flailing industry. Dan Kennedy
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As the fourth estate goes digital, Columbia’s Tow Center director argues, it will question its reliance on third-party platforms. Emily Bell
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If I can trust you to tell me what’s going on, then I don’t care if you work out of a newsroom or out of your garage. Robert Hernandez
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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.
537Watching 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.
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