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“To be a Times reporter is to be in some ways a raconteur, right? A lot of the journalists here are great, great storytellers at a bar…I think The Daily taps into that great oral tradition of journalists, enthusiastically talking about a story in a way they’re excited about, and it gets people excited about it.”
“For the first time in the history of the company, and arguably for one of the first times in the history of legacy media, we have the beginnings of a fundamentally integrated approach.”
“For all the progress we have made, we still have not built a digital business large enough on its own to support a newsroom that can fulfill our ambitions.” This new internal report outlines how the Times aims to improve its journalism to help do just that.
“I think that [Trump] challenged our language. He will have changed journalism, he really will have…We didn’t know how to write the paragraph that said, ‘This is just false.’ We struggle with that. I think that Trump has ended that struggle.”
It’s part of the Times’ ongoing efforts to reach international readers — and an interesting experiment on how our political system looks from the outside.
“The New York Times audience is full of voracious readers, not only of quality journalism but also of important works of fiction as well…We plan to offer more selected works of fiction in the future.”
The New York Times en Español is the Times’ latest attempt to grow its audience internationally.
Want your readers to watch your VR stuff? Give them the hardware.
The Times wants to double its digital revenue by 2020. To accomplish that will require better serving of its best customers — and better conversion of occasional readers into Times addicts.