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The module formerly known as Watching is linking out less than it used to, but the Times says it still believes in curating the work of other news organizations.
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After hiring Amy O’Leary from The New York Times, the site has started using user data to inform its original content production.
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Can publishers find a sustainable business model this new age of Facebook/Apple/Snapchat/Twitter/Google distributed content? And is local news destined to be left behind?
FILE - In this April 17, 2007 file photo, exhibitors work on laptop computers in front of an illuminated sign of the Google logo at the industrial fair Hannover Messe in Hanover, Germany. According to numbers the company released Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, nearly 145,000 requests have been made in the European Union and four other countries by people looking to polish their online reputations. That’s an average of more than 1,000 requests a day since late May, when Google began accepting submissions to comply with a European court decision that ruled some embarrassing information about people’s lives can be scrubbed from search results. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, File)
Whether they’d do it out of benevolence, fear of regulators, or the quest for a competitive advantage, Google could be of real service to the news industry and the broader cause of journalism. Here’s how.
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The Marshall Project is trying to get beyond the narrow newsroom focus on “cops and courts” and tackle the bigger systemic issues.
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“Meduza was never meant to be opposed to anything. We are strictly pro-common sense. Unfortunately, it’s no longer possible to maintain that in Russia anymore, and this is why we had to leave.”
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News on digital platforms may feel like a revolution, but a lot of the underlying behaviors — by readers and by publishers — date back to an earlier era.
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What happens to a great open source project when its creators are no longer using the tool themselves?
PANDA, the four-year-old Knight News Challenge-winning newsroom application for storing and analyzing large data sets, still has a respectable community of users, but could now use a new longterm caretaker.
0“People want to see themselves”: Postloudness aims to build a podcast network for diverse voices
“We have so many friends in this city doing great things, but there hasn’t been the right platform for them to break through.”
0No garbage fires here: Medium advances its quest to gentrify the world of Internet publishing
The search for a clean, well-lighted place on the Internet.
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