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Archives: July 2012

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Adrienne LaFrance    
And you thought Twitter suspending @GuyAdams was bad. Governments can do much worse.
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Adrienne LaFrance    
Digital First’s new central command is just beginning to take shape, but its nascent team has already handled its first big story: the shootings in Aurora, Colorado.
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Andrew Phelps    
On the web, audio has long been video’s neglected little brother.
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Justin Ellis    
The founder of paidContent wants to grow his new travel venture Skift through curation and data products.
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Justin Ellis and Joshua Benton    
The tech site has always been good about providing a persistent structure for source credit. Now it’s linking out more prominently, too.
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Adrienne LaFrance    
NBC News’ first ever chief digital strategist reflects on her first year with the network.
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Mark Coddington    
Plus: The ethics of quote approval and draft sharing, charges in the News Corp. scandal, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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Justin Ellis    
Ben Smith wants to increase the impact of breaking news and decrease the echo from redundant reporting.
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Ken Doctor    
The online retail giant’s shift into same-day delivery will change local retail. Will it also change local news?
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Andrew Phelps    
Developing ebooks can be a pain, but there is money to be made in repurposing otherwise free content.
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Adrienne LaFrance    
The newspaper is testing out a way to keep its content more persistently on readers’ screens.
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Jonathan Stray    
There’s too much news for anyone to consume. Three key words should determine who gets served what: Interest, effects, and agency.
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Justin Ellis    
The Knight News Challenge winner is now looking for partners to collaborate with on storytelling.
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Andrew Phelps    
The website finally centralizes a loose but vibrant community of news coders.
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Several of the new projects first popped up through the last round of the Knight News Challenge.