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Articles tagged blogging (104)

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Ken Doctor    
When people talk about explanatory journalism, the focus is on new players like Vox and FiveThirtyEight, or on giants like the Times and the Post. But can connecting the dots trickle down to the local level?
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Caroline O'Donovan    
Gawker wants to turn internal chat into external content. In a weird way, it’s the apotheosis of Nick Denton’s publishing dream.
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Joseph Lichterman    
Sports reporters often lead their newsrooms in activity on social media. That doesn’t mean they have to like it.
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Ken Doctor    
Three products — Circa, NRCQ, and News Republic — are trying to tackle a big question: How do we optimize news for reading on mobile devices? Despite the common goal, they’re taking different approaches.
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Ken Doctor    
Project Thunderdome is dead and DFM will soon put its newspapers on the auction block. Are the new rounds of investors who bought into newspapers over the past half-decade getting antsy?
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Ken Doctor    
The product is compelling and a big step forward for The New York Times in a number of ways. But can a $2-a-week iPhone app compete with the free and open web?
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Adrienne LaFrance    
The daily baseball newsletter cuts through the endless sea of sports online. Can email newsletters be to the 2010s a bit of what blogs were to the 2000s?
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John Wihbey    
The impact of paywalls, seeing a city through Instagram, and old vs. new media in the Arab Spring: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Justin Ellis    
The editor-in-chief of Foreign Policy talks about taking the discussion beyond “a hundred guys in gray pinstripe suits,” and the benefits of being a niche publication like Politico.
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Nicco Mele and John Wihbey    
“What if news organizations confronted the reality that nearly all media will be ‘social media’ a decade hence?…What if news organizations acknowledged this — or even got out in front of it, ahead of the curve this time — and organized themselves as platforms for talent?”