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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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0Spain’s Eldiario.es has 18,000 paying members, and its eye on the next several million
“We have a potential of six million readers. You may not convince all six million people to be your socios, but if you learn more about their interests, you can get closer.”
0The Washington Post is testing out a few new hurdles for non-paying online readers
The Post is now asking readers to submit their email in order to read stories without paying.
0This new collaboration hopes to aid the endless debates about media with some actual hard data
“For a long time, I’ve wanted to try to put more data and quantitative analysis behind some of the claims and questions we ask around underrepresented and misrepresented stories in online spaces.”
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