Nieman Foundation at Harvard
America’s Test Kitchen, “the Consumer Reports of cooking,” wants to grow to new platforms
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Archives: July 2012

And you thought Twitter suspending @GuyAdams was bad. Governments can do much worse.
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
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
NBC News’ first ever chief digital strategist reflects on her first year with the network. Adrienne LaFrance
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.
Ben Smith wants to increase the impact of breaking news and decrease the echo from redundant reporting. Justin Ellis
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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How one blog helped spark The New York Times’ digital evolution
“I certainly had editors tell me that I shouldn’t be wasting my time on Bird Week. But that was the best part of City Room…We were like unsupervised children.”
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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