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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. Adrienne LaFrance
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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.
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News.me asks: Can the way people characterize the news they share tell us about why they share in the first place? Adrienne LaFrance
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Op-Docs animates the opinion pages and re-imagines documentary news.
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Nearly 900,000 people streamed or downloaded Episode 460, “Retraction,” in the first week after it aired. Andrew Phelps
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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. Joshua Benton
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What USA Today Sports learned covering the Final Four on Periscope and Snapchat
These new platforms are optimized for realtime news on phones, but there are lots of questions for news organizations — from what content to share to how to measure their effectiveness.
473The State of the News Media 2015: Newspapers ↓, smartphones ↑
The annual omnibus report from Pew outlines a story of continued trends more than radical change.
410Journalists shouldn’t lose their rights in their move to private platforms
The shift to distributed content means concepts like fair use are increasingly in the hands of private companies — like SoundCloud.
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