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Articles tagged 2012 predictions (9)

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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
Voices that would not have been widely read or heard just years ago are now helping to define mainstream conversations. Keli Goff
The digital strategist shares the big tech trends we can expect to emerge in the coming year. Amy Webb
Paywalls may become more popular in 2012; that doesn’t mean they’ll be enough to save a flailing industry. Dan Kennedy
As the fourth estate goes digital, Columbia’s Tow Center director argues, it will question its reliance on third-party platforms. Emily Bell
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
From local TV to journalism co-ops, 2012 may be a banner year for the local news ecosystem. Carrie Brown-Smith
Versioning, the software business standby, is making its way into journalism’s business practices. Nicholas Carr
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572News outlets left and right (and up, down, and center) are embracing virtual reality technology
Among those experimenting is The Wall Street Journal, which plans to open source its 360-degree mobile video and VR technology and hopes to turn VR into more of a mainstay of its storytelling.
502Podcasting in 2015 feels a lot like blogging circa 2004: exciting, evolving, and trouble for incumbents
The same trends we saw a decade ago — professionalization on one hand, platformization on the other — sure seem to be playing out again.
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