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Archives: July 2011

July 29, 2011
Baratunde Thurston, Director of Digital, The Onion
A mix of experimentation and structure has helped The Onion build real civic engagement. Andrew Phelps
July 29, 2011
July 28, 2011
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Pulse users on smartphones launch the app twice as often as tablet users β€” but tablet users keep it open twice as long per session. Justin Ellis
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The print world ends not with a bang, but with price increase after price increase. Ken Doctor
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Hubris, feckless, dyspeptic, blasphemy, cronyism, and the other words that confused Times readers most in the first half of 2011. Megan Garber
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The model is to provide the kinds of book recommendations you’d get at your local indie bookstore β€” if you still have a local indie bookstore β€”and to build a business around it. Justin Ellis
July 26, 2011
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