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Following the blueprint of Syria Deeply, the new Ebola-focused site hopes to deliver context and coherence in covering the spread and treatment of the virus.
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The site, backed by the Agence France-Presse Foundation, is starting in South Africa but hopes to spread elsewhere.
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Money from the Knight News Challenge will be used to grow Wikipedia Zero, a project that makes the site more accessible on feature phones. Justin Ellis
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The German broadcaster is using SMS and dial-to-listen radio shows to reach an audience with limited Internet access.
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In order to give a special report added weight and readability, designers broke out of the mold of the site’s normal design.
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The New York Times built a Slack bot to help decide which stories to post to social media
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1287Jo Ellen Green Kaiser: Do independent news outlets have a blind spot when it comes to ethnic media?
The head of the Media Consortium argues that, by defining themselves in opposition to mainstream media, independent progressive outlets miss out on the power of ethnic and community journalism.
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Digital subscribers are proving to be the bedrock of the Times’ business model going forward. How much more room is there for growth — and at what price points?
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