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Archives: September 2011

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Megan Garber    
ChiAd wants to find safety — and money — in numbers.
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Mark Coddington    
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.
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Andrew Phelps    
“Tech-backward” no longer? “There’s definitely, I think, a cultural shift underway at Slate,” its tech director says.
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Ken Doctor    
Welcome to a world of disruption, with twists of generational difference, tectonic ad spend changes, and lots of confused citizens.
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Martin Langeveld    
What the aggressively-priced Kindle Fire will mean for news publishers.
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David Skok    
Google, Facebook, and Twitter are great. But they’re not everything.
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Joshua Benton    
Top Globe execs talk about the split between (free) Boston.com and (paid) BostonGlobe.com.
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Justin Ellis    
Data editor Reg Chua wants the company to rethink what the news story looks like (and how it’s delivered).
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Andrew Phelps    
AIR has won $2 million in grants to hire 10 digital-savvy radio and television producers.
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Vadim Lavrusik    
Facebook’s Journalist Program Manager explains the changes and how journos can take advantage of them.
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Megan Garber    
How the algorithmic news aggregator is turning generosity into currency.
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Mark Coddington    
Plus: AOL’s continued struggles, Netflix splits in two, the News Corp. scandal continues to widen, and the rest of the week’s required reading.
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Joshua Benton    
It’s like being on Twitter all day long — without having to be on Twitter all day long.
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Amy Alexander    
Do minority journalists face a different standard for reporting on race than their white colleagues?
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Ken Doctor    
Print companies — and even broadcasters — should look to The Wall Street Journal’s new tablet video app and realize they’ve still got work to do.