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Archives: March 2012

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Andrew Phelps    
Nearly 900,000 people streamed or downloaded Episode 460, “Retraction,” in the first week after it aired.
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Joshua Benton    
The annual New Zealand conference brings some of the web’s luminaries together to talk about web publishing and technology. Here are some of the highlights.
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Justin Ellis    
The outgoing head of online for Al Jazeera English says media must continue to adapt to an audience that is driving and delivering news.
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NPR is testing how best to push its national web audience to local stations’ news.
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Kyle Leighton and David Taintor    
Political journalists need to remember that prominence on Twitter doesn’t necessarily turn into prominence at the ballot box.
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Adrienne LaFrance    
Low-power radio signals only reach a couple of miles, but a substantial increase in stations could help fill a much larger coverage gap.
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Mark Coddington    
Plus: A change in the New York Times’ pay plan, copyright problems for Pinterest, and the rest of this week’s media and tech news.