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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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New Pew data: More Americans are getting news on Facebook and Twitter
A new study from the Pew Research Center and Knight Foundation finds that more Americans of all ages, races, genders, education levels, and incomes are using Twitter and Facebook to consume news.
538How Upworthy is using data to move beyond clickbait and curation
After hiring Amy O’Leary from The New York Times, the site has started using user data to inform its original content production.
534Putting the public into public media membership
Getting beyond tote bags and pledge drives is critical to the sustainability of public media. Is there an alternative vision of membership that relies on relationships more than money?
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