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A new report from the Engaging News Project shows that users prefer modular, image-heavy homepage designs.
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News on digital platforms may feel like a revolution, but a lot of the underlying behaviors — by readers and by publishers — date back to an earlier era.
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Over two days in February, digital news leaders gathered for a roundtable discussion on various ways to improve engagement with readers.
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Plus: Twitter goes public, Politico grabs Capital New York, Tina Brown leaves The Daily Beast, and the rest of this week’s media and tech news. Mark Coddington
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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.
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As the controversial conservatives confirm their interest in some of America’s biggest newspapers, is their interest financial or political?
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Plus: Newsweek up for sale again, the social media editor in decline, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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Plus: Opposition to the Kochs at the Tribune Co. continues to mount, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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Plus: Twitter’s security problem for news orgs, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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It’s a rare moment: Legacy media leading the way on digital strategy, and watching the web-only guys follow behind.
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Working with young reporters, City Bureau is telling the story of police misconduct in Chicago
“Those areas, more than any part of the city, have been disenfranchised over the past 100-plus years. Even though there’s coverage there, it’s often quick, one-hit coverage — parachute journalism.”
0The New York Times’ new Slack 2016 election bot sends readers’ questions straight to the newsroom
“Instead of asking you to come to us and be part of this massive room of people shouting over each other, you can bring us to you, and have us be, essentially, one more person in your conversation.”
020 years ago today, NYTimes.com debuted “on-line” on the web
“We all had a sense that something important was happening, but at the time there were actually very few users. So it was a bet on people getting online and buying more PCs.”
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