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Two MIT Media Labbers are developing a “context curation platform” that aims to explain what you need to know without taking you out of the reading experience. Liam Andrew
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When you commit to explaining the important issues in the news, you commit to a life of updating. What’s the best way to manage a corpus of news knowledge with an uncertain half-life?
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“Investigative journalism may have pride of place within the mythology of American news, but that’s not really what journalists have been up to, by and large.”
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Article pages now have added depth and context, providing more opportunities for readers coming from social media to discover more content. Justin Ellis
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Says the editor of De Correspondent: “I don’t believe in ‘the news’ in the objective sense of the word. You can describe the world in infinite ways, and ‘the news’ happens to be one of them.” Loes Witschge
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Plus: The debate over transparency and objectivity, more fallout from gun record publication, the Bradley Manning case, and the rest of the week’s media/tech news.
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Plus: The debate over whether we’re in a tech bubble, Twitter’s news personalization efforts, and the rest of the week’s news in media and tech. Mark Coddington
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Using an article as a jumping-off point, Deep Dive can create a custom, contextual feed that will allow readers to follow topics in the news. Justin Ellis
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Millennials say keeping up with the news is important to them — but good luck getting them to pay for it
The new report from the Media Insight Project looks at millennials’ habits and attitudes toward news consumption: “I really wouldn’t pay for any type of news because as a citizen it’s my right to know the news.”
926The next stage in the battle for our attention: Our wrists
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?
792A wave of distributed content is coming — will publishers sink or swim?
Instead of just publishing to their own websites, news organizations are being asked to publish directly to platforms they don’t control. Is the hunt for readers enough to justify losing some independence?
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