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Archives: September 2011

ChiAd wants to find safety — and money — in numbers. Megan Garber
Plus: Pew studies on declining trust in the media and local news consumption, Business Insider faces accusations of unethical aggregation, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news. Mark Coddington
Dan Check
“Tech-backward” no longer? “There’s definitely, I think, a cultural shift underway at Slate,” its tech director says. Andrew Phelps
Welcome to a world of disruption, with twists of generational difference, tectonic ad spend changes, and lots of confused citizens.
What the aggressively-priced Kindle Fire will mean for news publishers. Martin Langeveld
Google, Facebook, and Twitter are great. But they’re not everything. David Skok
Top Globe execs talk about the split between (free) and (paid)
Data editor Reg Chua wants the company to rethink what the news story looks like (and how it’s delivered). Justin Ellis
AIR has won $2 million in grants to hire 10 digital-savvy radio and television producers. Andrew Phelps
Facebook’s Journalist Program Manager explains the changes and how journos can take advantage of them. Vadim Lavrusik
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Signal helps journalists find, source, and embed content from Facebook and Instagram.
672Get AMP’d: Here’s what publishers need to know about Google’s new plan to speed up your website
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