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Articles by Andrew Phelps

Andrew Phelps is an assistant editor at The New York Times and a former staff writer at the Nieman Journalism Lab. Follow @andrewphelps on Twitter.
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July 23, 2013
We’re open-sourcing the code behind Fuego, which mines Twitter to find the links a community is talking about most. Build your own!
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OpenStreetMap gets its first major investment with a $575,000 Knight News Challenge grant.
Pop Up Radio Archive graphic
September 24, 2012
The Knight News Challenge winners want to help radio producers archive and organize their raw tape with simple web-based software.
Spundge logo
It’s like Evernote for TweetDeck for Google Reader for WordPress.
Todd Mundt
September 17, 2012
His worry for local stations: Without jumping on digital opportunities, someday soon they “will be revealed as rather pedestrian repeaters of national content.”
Josh Miller
August 26, 2012
“It’s like, ‘All right, well, that guy up there is the big man and the hot shot that shares his opinion. And I’m less down here in the dungeon section trying to duke it out with this raiderfan27.’”
PolitiFact editor Bill Adair in the "Star Chamber"
August 21, 2012
As Bill Adair’s fact-checking enterprise turns five, PolitiFact is responding to criticism and adding a little structure to how it decides what’s True, Pants on Fire, or somewhere in between.
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August 17, 2012
When your product depends on a (free) third-party platform, the rules can change at any time. Twitter’s are now.
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August 3, 2012
SoundCloud logo
July 31, 2012
On the web, audio has long been video’s neglected little brother.
Mountain Lion review
July 25, 2012
Developing ebooks can be a pain, but there is money to be made in repurposing otherwise free content.
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July 24, 2012
The website finally centralizes a loose but vibrant community of news coders.
Twitter preserved
It has turned out to be quite an undertaking, but the Library plans to make good on its promise to America.
Piano Media in Central Europe
It’s the biggest market yet for a company building toward unified paywalls across Europe.
X-ray Gogs
July 12, 2012
Dan Schultz’s BS-detection software really works, but there are a lot of technology issues — and people issues — getting in the way of a mainstream product.