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The website circanews.com is now registered to Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest TV station groups in the United States.
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Did blogging win, influencing the shape of all online media? Or is there room in 2015 for a reinvigoration of what the form — personality, connection, conversation, context — once promised?
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Circa’s backend placed every news event into a broader, branched network of stories — providing a structured vision of the larger narratives that other news organizations might not identify from day-to-day copy.
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The app, Discors, presents news stories alongside columns and analysis, photos, and a timeline, all in one stream. Can it build an audience while remaining self-contained?
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Its core ideas have always been compelling, but Circa has been unable to find an audience large enough to attract new investment.
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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?
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With successes in technology behind him and a career in venture capital in front of him, why did Tamer Hassanein decide to build a news app?
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In the room where it happens: The host of NPR’s new show Embedded talks about news in podcast form
Kelly McEvers: “A lot of the great storytelling podcasts happen in the studio. I hope ours opens the door to people thinking more about what you can do in the field, when things don’t go as planned and are unexpected.”
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The students traveled to Houston over spring break to shoot footage to accompany a ProPublica/Texas Tribune project on what a hurricane could do to the city.
0Audible, long known only for audiobooks, is branching out into podcasts — and news
The podcast/audio world has been waiting for Audible to make its big move into the space. It’s here, including original content from major publishers like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Jeff Bezos’ Washington Post.
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