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Articles tagged alternative weeklies (5)

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They face many of the same financial challenges as their daily peers — how many alt weeklies can navigate a path to sustainability? Joshua Benton
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Plus: Google Reader and the future of free services, the Washington Post announces a paywall, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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The alt weekly, one of the nation’s best, announced its closure Thursday after nearly 50 years of publishing.
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Plus: Niall Ferguson and the fact-checking debate, The New York Times’ new CEO, and the rest of the week’s big media and tech news.
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The new system will allow members to share stories, video, and photography and potentially make money licensing to other media. Justin Ellis
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The New York Times built a Slack bot to help decide which stories to post to social media
The bot, named Blossom, helps predict how stories will do on social and also suggests which stories editors should promote.
1310Jo 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.
1029Newsonomics: 10 numbers on The New York Times’ 1 million digital-subscriber milestone
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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