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Of the 1,800 newspapers lost since 2004, 1,700 of them were weekly papers. But it’s not because their audience disappeared — it’s because the papers did.
Bruised journalist egos or important missing metadata?
Three-quarters of Americans surveyed say social networks should show the same set of news topics to all users, ignoring their stated interests or browsing history. (Someone should tell them about newspapers!)
A consumer product is on the roadmap, but for now, Factal is aimed at businesses and will cost several thousand dollars a month.
The algorithm that ranks content can make some truly strange decisions. What set of signals is Google News looking for?
Pulse, a project launched by Sarah Alvarez and Andrew Haeg, aims to help news organizations text their communities to find out.