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With 80 members and growing, a news network in Connecticut tries to help local news scale.
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Even though much of the digital advertising market is dire for news operations, a confluence of factors are making it easier than ever to build something new online.
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Plus: Lessons from the outrage over the Kellers’ columns about tweeting and cancer, and the rest of the week’s news about journalism and tech.
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Plus: 60 Minutes produces a friendly story on the NSA, the ethics of holding stories, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news. Mark Coddington
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Plus: Bradley Manning is sentenced to 35 years in prison, Patch cuts its workforce, Jeff Bezos next steps at The Washington Post, and the rest of the week’s news on journalism and the web.
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“We give the context and credibility of professional video journalism,” says its cofounder, “and mix that with the authenticity and originality of crowdsourcing.”
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The lesson now dawning on publishers worldwide is that their reliance on advertising as the major support of their news businesses is all but over.
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Plus: The San Francisco Chronicle backtracks on its paywall, layoffs at Patch, the coming arrival of Al Jazeera America, and the rest of the week’s news in journalism and the web.
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Plus: John Henry buys The Boston Globe, AOL’s Patch cuts, and the rest of the week’s news in journalism and the web.
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The Times doesn’t want to be “so serious all the time that you end up being just a dreadful bore at the dinner party, you know? Nobody wants that, either. We want to be entertaining as well, we want to have some fun. It doesn’t have to all be heavy and brooding.”
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389Here’s some remarkable new data on the power of chat apps like WhatsApp for sharing news stories
At least in certain contexts, WhatsApp is a truly major traffic driver — bigger even than Facebook. Should there be a WhatsApp button on your news site?
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