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Less than six months after saying ESPN had a long-term commitment to the site. ESPN is facing cutbacks driven by the enormous amount it’s paid for sports broadcast rights in recent years.
The widget, which will be open sourced, was created by a developer who began working on it as a personal side project.
Two years ago, Die Welt restructured its newsroom, aiming to transform into a premium subscriber-based digital brand. Now it’s trying to integrate a TV station under a similar model.
About half of all Nieman Lab poll respondents said they block ads, though the results are far from scientific.
Editor Marc Weisblott looked at news patterns and decided a specific moment in the Toronto lunch hour was the right time to send out an email newsletter — but he’s stuck with “a very Canadian dilemma.”
From newspapers for sale to a new wave of paid content; from ad blockers to Watson; from article particles to cutting back on print.
“We arrive in a moment when people are tired of the politicians, newspapers, everything.”
The popular blog on the pharmaceutical industry has lived many lives since 2007. It’s starting its next one at Stat, the new life sciences site from The Boston Globe.