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Archives: September 2011

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How the algorithmic news aggregator is turning generosity into currency.
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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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It’s like being on Twitter all day long — without having to be on Twitter all day long.
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Do minority journalists face a different standard for reporting on race than their white colleagues? Amy Alexander
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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.
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Why a defined and loyal audience may not be enough to keep some niche news sites afloat.
WNYC's Jad Abumrad
“It needs more anarchy. And it needs more moods. The range of human experiences is covered and reported about on NPR, but it’s not reflected in the tone, and it’s not reflected in the style.”
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While TheRoot.com has grown its scope and its audience, it remains hampered by a reliance on commentary and questions of identity. Jack White
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Until now, hundreds of independent NPR and PBS affiliates have had no common resource for best practices in social media. Andrew Phelps
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An Italian journalist goes the startup route “with the intent of being relentless hunters of news and human filters of information.” Nicola Bruno
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Don’t try too hard to please Twitter — and other lessons from The New York Times’ social media desk
The team that runs the Times’ Twitter accounts looked back on what they learned — what worked, what didn’t — from running @NYTimes in 2014.
728From explainers to sounds that make you go “Whoa!”: The 4 types of audio that people share
How can public radio make audio that breaks big on social media? A NPR experiment identified what makes a piece of audio go viral.
705Q&A: Amy O’Leary on eight years of navigating digital culture change at The New York Times
“In 2007, as digital people, we were expected to be 100 percent deferent to all traditional processes. We weren’t to bother reporters or encourage them to operate differently at all, because what they were doing was the very core of our journalism.”
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