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And you thought Twitter suspending @GuyAdams was bad. Governments can do much worse.
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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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On the web, audio has long been video’s neglected little brother. Andrew Phelps
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The founder of paidContent wants to grow his new travel venture Skift through curation and data products. Justin Ellis
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The tech site has always been good about providing a persistent structure for source credit. Now it’s linking out more prominently, too. Justin Ellis and Joshua Benton
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NBC News’ first ever chief digital strategist reflects on her first year with the network. Adrienne LaFrance
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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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Ben Smith wants to increase the impact of breaking news and decrease the echo from redundant reporting. Justin Ellis
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The online retail giant’s shift into same-day delivery will change local retail. Will it also change local news?
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Developing ebooks can be a pain, but there is money to be made in repurposing otherwise free content.
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Hot Pod: As more podcasts become TV shows, can their founders retain creative control?
Plus: Podcasts as time-shifted cable TV; MTV News launches its first podcasts; Postloudness moves beyond Mailchimp.
0The Hindustan Times is working to build the definitive online source of real-time air quality in all of India
In addition to pulling in data from government stations for its map, the organization is deploying and testing its own air quality sensors across the country.
0A new growth area for foreign reporting: podcasts? With reporters in-country, GroundTruth hopes so
“There’s pretty much nothing, as far as I can tell, in terms of real, international, on-the-ground reporting in the world of podcasting.”
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