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With traditional media facing scandal and a loss of trust, a new generation of digital-only news organizations is trying to fill the void.
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Con medios de comunicación tradicionales enfrentando cuestionamientos y pérdida de credibilidad, una nueva generación de sitios noticiosos exclusivamente digitales está tratando de llenar el vacío.
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The former editor of GOOD magazine shares her advice for young writers and editors on how to navigate the early years.
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Plus: Pulse and Flipboard’s competing news aggregation models, BuzzFeed’s attribution issues, and the rest of this week’s media and tech news.
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Health-care decision day meant spending big money to keep the site from crashing at exactly the wrong time.
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Podcasting pioneer Dave Winer asks whether the field needs a reboot.
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The New York Times, backing away from The Local, says it doesn’t make sense to pay its staff to be in the hyperlocal business. Adrienne LaFrance
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Does the quest for balance in news stories open journalists up to claims of bias? It’s all about the framing. Jonathan Stray
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New Pew data: More Americans are getting news on Facebook and Twitter
A new study from the Pew Research Center and Knight Foundation finds that more Americans of all ages, races, genders, education levels, and incomes are using Twitter and Facebook to consume news.
538How Upworthy is using data to move beyond clickbait and curation
After hiring Amy O’Leary from The New York Times, the site has started using user data to inform its original content production.
534Putting the public into public media membership
Getting beyond tote bags and pledge drives is critical to the sustainability of public media. Is there an alternative vision of membership that relies on relationships more than money?
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