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Articles tagged 2012 predictions (9)

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They’re everywhere: Tidbits of “data journalism” produced by companies looking for a viral boost. Your skepticism is warranted.
rsklar
The cultural critic on what 2012 will bring for branding, diversity, and serendipity…and what hipster angels have to do with the media’s future. Rachel Sklar
kgoff
Voices that would not have been widely read or heard just years ago are now helping to define mainstream conversations. Keli Goff
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The digital strategist shares the big tech trends we can expect to emerge in the coming year. Amy Webb
D_Kennedy
Paywalls may become more popular in 2012; that doesn’t mean they’ll be enough to save a flailing industry. Dan Kennedy
ebell
As the fourth estate goes digital, Columbia’s Tow Center director argues, it will question its reliance on third-party platforms. Emily Bell
dgillmor
The forces that seek to control the free flow of information are bigger than ever, the blogging pioneer argues — and a direct threat to journalism and innovation. Dan Gillmor
csmith
From local TV to journalism co-ops, 2012 may be a banner year for the local news ecosystem. Carrie Brown-Smith
ncarr
Versioning, the software business standby, is making its way into journalism’s business practices. Nicholas Carr
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