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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.
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Apple’s new wearable may or may not be a big hit. But either way, it’s a harbinger of a new class of truly personal devices whose users will demand customized experiences. News companies aren’t ready to provide them.
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At the MIT Media Lab, teams of designers, developers and storytellers pulled stories from eight different data sets.
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Journalists from rival outlets are pursuing the dream of “pluggable data,” partnering to build open-source tools to analyze California campaign finance and lobbying data.
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They drive huge engagement and otherworldly pageviews. From internal analytics to a flexible CMS, the recent quiz boom provide a useful peek into how BuzzFeed sees itself as a platform.
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A new paper out of MIT’s Center for Civic Media uses Media Cloud and other tools to map how the story of Trayvon Martin’s death was told — and evolved. Caroline O'Donovan
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The Times’ 4th Down Bot, a collaboration with Advanced NFL Stats, analyzes whether your team should punt, kick a field goal, or go for it on fourth down. Justin Ellis
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The world’s top newspaper companies are realizing they need to invest heavily in data analysis to maximize their business opportunities.
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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.
701Newsonomics: The halving of America’s daily newsrooms
If you’re lucky enough to have the right deep-pocketed owner buy your paper and steady it, you’ve won the lottery. If you’re in a town whose paper is owned by the better chains, or committed local ownership, your loss will probably be mitigated. Otherwise, you’re out of luck.
575How 7 news organizations are using Slack to work better and differently
Here’s how Fusion, Vox, Quartz, Slate, the AP, The Times of London, and Thought Catalog are using Slack for workflow — and which features they wish the platform would add.
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