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The New York Times is buying the gadget and technology review site The Wirecutter for $30 million
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Medium is launching an ambitious project to locate the passengers of a boat that disappeared in the Mediterranean Sea.
border-fence-cc, the counterpart to the English-language, wants to provide a comprehensive national database of undocumented immigrants killed through interactions with law enforcement.
How do you build an audience for a project tracking Americans killed by police? For The Guardian U.S.’ audience team, it’s a mix of community building, technology, and focused attention.
Crowdsourcing tiny snippets of time, building the news around analytics, and how Twitter is weird during big news events: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
By convincing readers to act as distributors, Works That Work’s print edition is helping the magazine gain global readers and engage others closer to home.
It’s not just the government that tracks your digital life — it’s technology companies too. How would publishers fare in a world where concerns about privacy move to the fore?
Los Angeles Times
If the Koch brothers do take over the Los Angeles Times, the impacts will reverberate across southern California. Here’s how it might work out.
Los Angeles Times
As the controversial conservatives confirm their interest in some of America’s biggest newspapers, is their interest financial or political?