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If Murdoch’s empire cleaves in two, his newspapers will no longer be able to count on the latest blockbuster to disguise their financial woes.
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Podcasts get promoted/demoted on iOS devices, getting their own app but losing the exposure of iTunes.
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The younger you are, the more likely it is that you mainly use a phone to go online.
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Scoople is a social news game, an aggregator, and, ultimately, a pollster.
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A Holland-based company sees an opportunity to pay for original reporting by bringing together real and pretend journalists in a virtual world.
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This summer the Boston Globe’s online sibling will start an alternative music channel with vets from indie station WFNX. Justin Ellis
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For news organizations the price of making interactive maps still depends on how much they use the tool. Justin Ellis
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The NYU professor thinks Gawker is on to something with its attempts to surface quality comments.
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Plus: Debating the value of print in New Orleans, two more news paywalls, and the rest of the week’s news in the future of news and tech.
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The two apps were part of the paper’s plan to increase digital subscribers through smaller, targeted offerings. Now, with staff cutbacks on the way, one app is being shuttered and the other is being adjusted.
537Watching what happens: The New York Times is making a front-page bet on real-time aggregation
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