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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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Hoping to redefine “trade publication,” Digiday launches Glossy, a vertical to cover disruption in fashion
“I hate the term ‘trade publication,’ because it implies being a boring cheerleader for the industry.”
0Chasing subscriptions over scale, The Athletic wants to turn local sports fandom into a sustainable business — starting in Chicago
“It’s very easy today to be click-driven and produce articles that don’t have a lot of substance or depth and don’t cost that much to produce, but that dynamic is disappointing for fans who want higher-quality content.”
0A year in at Vox, Recode looks at its future: Video, distributed content, more podcasts, and no /
“There’s a huge opportunity to be a widely read, digitally native business site that uses tech as our lens, and I don’t think that’s out there.”
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