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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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0Hoping to redefine “trade publication,” Digiday launches Glossy, a vertical to cover disruption in fashion
“I hate the term ‘trade publication,’ because it implies being a boring cheerleader for the industry.”
0Chasing subscriptions over scale, The Athletic wants to turn local sports fandom into a sustainable business — starting in Chicago
“It’s very easy today to be click-driven and produce articles that don’t have a lot of substance or depth and don’t cost that much to produce, but that dynamic is disappointing for fans who want higher-quality content.”
0A year in at Vox, Recode looks at its future: Video, distributed content, more podcasts, and no /
“There’s a huge opportunity to be a widely read, digitally native business site that uses tech as our lens, and I don’t think that’s out there.”
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