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Articles tagged breaking news (46)

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Caroline O'Donovan    July 31, 2014
Ben Smith says it will be a guide through the noise of news in social media, and that journalists should realize they’re “part of a collaborative project with other news outlets.”
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Joseph Lichterman    July 22, 2014
The site known for social media and tech coverage has hired nearly 30 more editorial staffers since October and, like BuzzFeed before it, is expanding into more general interest news.
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Joshua Benton    June 12, 2014
Maybe it’s not quite as big a change as the rise of the web — but the rise of the smartphone deserves to be in the conversation. And traditional news companies are falling behind.
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Justin Ellis    June 12, 2014
In the quest for smarter news notifications, NBC News Digital’s Breaking News app will now send alerts specific to where readers — and their phones — are located.
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Michael Roston    Jan. 6, 2014
The team that runs the Times’ Twitter accounts looked back on what they learned — what worked, what didn’t — from running @nytimes in 2013.
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Sonya Song    Nov. 15, 2013
What drives sharing? It’s a mix of attention, emotion, and reaction. Here’s hard data on which news stories took off and which didn’t on social.
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Mark Coddington    Sept. 20, 2013
Plus: Reuters cans its Next makeover, the news on NSA surveillance and Syria coverage, and the rest of the week’s media-tech top reads.