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Joseph Lichterman is a staff writer at the Lab. He previously reported for Reuters in Detroit, mostly covering the city’s bankruptcy, the largest in U.S. history. He’s also reported for Automotive News and Michigan Radio, and he was the editor-in-chief of The Michigan Daily, the independent student newspaper at the University of Michigan. Joseph is a native of Michigan, and it’s called pop, not soda.
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The health and life sciences site is in talks with other newspapers about republishing its coverage in print.
“We want to draw people’s attention to the fact that we cover the entire totality of a deal with the same aggression that we would try to get a scoop.”
The Globe is the latest paper trying to “once and for all break the stubborn rhythms of a print operation, allowing us to unabashedly pursue digital subscriptions.”
Ahead of the French presidential election on Sunday, L’Obs is using Messenger to track how four citizens across the country plan to vote.
Twain has no editor. It uses custom algorithms to find stories it thinks are trending around the Internet.
The British paper says subscriptions and traffic are up, even though it shuttered an app aimed at an international audience.
“The thesis here was that we were connecting the audiences that we were growing organically within social and were doing our journalism and original storytelling around and then connecting that back to our own site.”