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It’s an effort to find international growth through translation: “Cobertura global de The New York Times en español. Noticias, arte, negocios, tecnología y más.”
The BBC is on WhatsApp, WeChat, BBM, and Mxit, doing reporting and reaching new audiences. Can news organizations scale chat apps up from one-to-one to one-to-many?
“Compared to other enterprises, which make commercial interests the top consideration, media organizations should care more about their responsibility to social and public interests.” Hu Shuli
“Fished out of the shadows, old news coverage in China’s media can provide clues to the family connections of government officials as reporters investigate their financial dealings.” Qian Gang
“Am I doing enough? Am I pushing the line rather than just flirting with it? Speaking truth to power is the media’s reason for being, nowhere more so than in China.” Yang Xiao
“Lacking a free marketplace of ideas, China does not have the ability to renew itself or ensure long-term competitiveness. The prerequisite to creating such a marketplace is to smash the monopoly of information held by the state.” Luo Changping
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Connected China is an experiment in breaking out of the incremental story — trying to create a summative, regularly updated visualization of who leads China.
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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.
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