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America’s Test Kitchen, “the Consumer Reports of cooking,” wants to grow to new platforms
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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.
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.
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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Podcasting pioneer Dave Winer asks whether the field needs a reboot.
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
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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572News outlets left and right (and up, down, and center) are embracing virtual reality technology
Among those experimenting is The Wall Street Journal, which plans to open source its 360-degree mobile video and VR technology and hopes to turn VR into more of a mainstay of its storytelling.
502Podcasting in 2015 feels a lot like blogging circa 2004: exciting, evolving, and trouble for incumbents
The same trends we saw a decade ago — professionalization on one hand, platformization on the other — sure seem to be playing out again.
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