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Archives: January 2012

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Joshua Benton    
A new partnership between two parts of Harvard will allow one smart person to spend a year trying to advance the state of digital journalism. Deadline: Feb. 15.
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Joshua Benton    
Gawker Media’s new HD view makes a play for big monitors and a grander stage for video and photos.
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Lessons from Slovakia’s experiment include: Don’t charge people who lived under Communism for the ability to comment.
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NBC News and Newsweek/Daily Beast are just the latest to show that election coverage is bigger than any one newsroom, company, or brand.
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Most major media outlets in Slovenia will erect a unified paywall, mimicking an experiment in nearby Slovakia.
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Mark Coddington    
Plus: The generation gap behind the SOPA conflict, a rough couple of weeks for the New York Times, and the rest of must-reads in media news.
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Walter Frick    
A modest proposal for a new way to structure and assess the claims we make — and the conclusions we draw — in the digital space.
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Andrew Phelps    
NewsRight aims to help news organizations license and track their content on the web, but its president says it’s not a litigation shop.
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Ken Doctor    
Getting news consumption right is a matter of dialing up (or down) our favorite sources, our personal networks — and The Borg.
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Joshua Benton    
We have an opening for a staff writer in our Cambridge newsroom.