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Editor Marc Weisblott looked at news patterns and decided a specific moment in the Toronto lunch hour was the right time to send out an email newsletter — but he’s stuck with “a very Canadian dilemma.”
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Readers weren’t going for one of the platforms in a multi-platform strategy.
The Canadian newspaper’s new iOS app tried to embrace mobile as a unique platform. Users hated it. Now the company is trying to respond to user feedback while embracing a new digital strategy.
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Mexico is the viral giant’s latest target for expansion. Will it continue leading with listicles and nostalgia, or is there more room for news in how it introduces BuzzFeed to new territories?
Missed mobile opportunities, measuring Craigslist’s impact, and bringing an open source philosophy to journalism : all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
The newspaper wanted to show the American election through Canadian eyes. Here’s what they learned along the way.
“The agencies are increasingly bored with looking at simple readership or circulation numbers. They want the kind of behavioral tracking data that they can get from people like Google.” Justin Ellis
The small Vancouver news site is offering seven weekend courses, ranging in price from $195 to $395, to engage readers and increase revenue.
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572News outlets left and right (and up, down, and center) are embracing virtual reality technology
Among those experimenting is The Wall Street Journal, which plans to open source its 360-degree mobile video and VR technology and hopes to turn VR into more of a mainstay of its storytelling.
502Podcasting in 2015 feels a lot like blogging circa 2004: exciting, evolving, and trouble for incumbents
The same trends we saw a decade ago — professionalization on one hand, platformization on the other — sure seem to be playing out again.
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