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Archives: March 2012

In order to give a special report added weight and readability, designers broke out of the mold of the site’s normal design.
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Mark Coddington    March 30, 2012
Plus: The Guardian champions open journalism, new satellite TV hacking accusations for News Corp., and the rest of the week’s media/tech must-reads.
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Dave Winer    March 29, 2012
News isn’t just a product, it’s a community, and news organizations should take advantage of what’s happening around them, the web pioneer argues.
Ken Doctor    March 29, 2012
Newspapers and other publishers are realizing the value of selling something other than their primary product to readers — and ebooks are leading the way.
Adrienne LaFrance    March 29, 2012
On cutting back on breaking news coverage at The Bay Citizen: “There’s almost no such thing as first anymore.”
Adrienne LaFrance    March 28, 2012
With the swell of Chinese visitors to New York City, the New York Observer’s parent company finds a valuable niche market — in another language.
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Andrew Phelps    March 27, 2012
Simon Glik was prosecuted for recording video of an arrest in a public place; a U.S. appeals court ruled the First Amendment protected his right to do so.
Adrienne LaFrance    March 27, 2012 asks: Can the way people characterize the news they share tell us about why they share in the first place?
Adrienne LaFrance    March 27, 2012
Op-Docs animates the opinion pages and re-imagines documentary news.