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Archives: July 2011

Baratunde Thurston, Director of Digital, The Onion
Andrew Phelps    
A mix of experimentation and structure has helped The Onion build real civic engagement.
Mark Coddington    
Plus the week’s required reading: Twitter for writers, the future of the story, and more.
Justin Ellis    
Pulse users on smartphones launch the app twice as often as tablet users — but tablet users keep it open twice as long per session.
Ken Doctor    
The print world ends not with a bang, but with price increase after price increase.
Captain America
Andrew Phelps    
Megan Garber    
Hubris, feckless, dyspeptic, blasphemy, cronyism, and the other words that confused Times readers most in the first half of 2011.
Justin Ellis    
The model is to provide the kinds of book recommendations you’d get at your local indie bookstore — if you still have a local indie bookstore —and to build a business around it.
Joshua Benton    
Information designers still haven’t figured out how to present large amounts of information in a way that’s beautiful, encourages discovery, and leaves room for editorial control.
Justin Ellis    
Truthsquad’s twist is that, more than Politifact or, it’ll try to balance the knowledge of the crowd with the reporting of professional journalists.
Andrew Phelps    
The Texas Tribune Festival is a way to use the nonprofit’s convening power to build engagement and help accomplish its ambitious fundraising aims.
Vadim Lavrusik    
How is the Internet influencing the core elements of narrative and storytelling?