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BostonGlobe.com is increasing subscribers, and Boston.com is finding new ways to make money. But as buyers look at New England institution, how is it juggling its two-brand strategy?
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Want to share Globe stories on Twitter? Your readers will hit a paywall after just two clicks a month.
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A Knight Foundation grant will allow the Globe and MIT’s Center for Civic Media to build tools for newsgathering and reader engagement. Justin Ellis
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HuffPost Live and RadioBDC launched on Monday, and both are counting on an engaged, workday audience.
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This summer the Boston Globe’s online sibling will start an alternative music channel with vets from indie station WFNX. Justin Ellis
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The newspaper has applied to be the registrar of .boston websites — a move that could mean new revenues or just a high upfront cost. Justin Ellis
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The new live sports show is meant to capitalize on Boston sports fanaticism and peak traffic time on Boston.com. But to succeed, they’ll need to encourage a new habit in their audience.
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Most college newspaper sites aren’t much to look at; the Berkeley Beacon is an exception.
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The launch of BostonGlobe.com has allowed Boston.com to continue its evolution as a information and e-commerce portal.
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Boston.com plans to roll out a redesign to its network of 50 hyperlocal sites in the next several months.
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