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Did blogging win, influencing the shape of all online media? Or is there room in 2015 for a reinvigoration of what the form — personality, connection, conversation, context — once promised?
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BuzzFeed has figured out how to make content go viral. Can it figure out how to build community and reach younger audiences with podcasting?
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One of public radio’s leading internal critics answers the question: What would he do if he were running NPR?
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A lot of what we know about how news consumption is changing comes from Pew’s research. Here’s a look at some — local news, millennials’ habits, political polarization, and more — of what they’re interested in going forward.
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The executive director of emerging news products at the Bezos-era Post has been at the forefront of shaping news presentation on mobile devices.
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They face many of the same financial challenges as their daily peers — how many alt weeklies can navigate a path to sustainability? Joshua Benton
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Sports, weather, and traffic now fill 40 percent of local television news — while crime, politics, and government coverage are all down. Joshua Benton
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The Harvard Business School professor and David Skok discuss how news companies should respond to the Internet.
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The head of Knight’s journalism initiatives talks about who it funds and how it tries to give its projects life beyond a grant’s expiration date. Joshua Benton
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