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The newly pivoted Purple, now in private beta, is aimed largely at journalists with large personal followings on social media already.
“Experiments eventually need to sustain themselves and in this case, despite every effort, we just weren’t able to get there,” said Nick Ascheim of NBC News, which owns Breaking News.
On Thursday the Times separated its breaking news and top stories email alerts, and it’s planning to do the same with mobile push alerts in the coming weeks.
“When we find stories in the early stages very quickly, it expedites coverage in other newsrooms as well.”
The NBC-owned company’s new Slack bot lets you follow more than 90,000 topics.
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Patrick LaForge, who’s leading the team, says the Times hopes the new unit adds value to readers and encourages them to subscribe.
The NBC-owned app is adding alerts for emerging stories.
News companies have moved from print dollars to digital dimes to mobile pennies. Now, with the highly anticipated launch of the Apple Watch, the screens are getting even smaller. How are smart publishers thinking about the right way to serve users and maintain their attention on smartwatches?