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Oyster’s strong tech saved it from being another sad ebook startup failure story, but it’s another case of platform power edging out an independent startup.
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It turns out that ebook subscription models don’t work very well when people read too much. So what happens next?
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The daily baseball newsletter cuts through the endless sea of sports online. Can email newsletters be to the 2010s a bit of what blogs were to the 2000s?
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Plus: A judge rules that Apple colluded on ebooks, CNN’s shift into tabloid journalism, and the rest of the week’s future-of-news news.
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The Boston NPR station is using an early version of Creatavist, the new storytelling and layout platform from Atavist, in its coverage of the notorious mobster’s life and upcoming trial.
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The paper wants to extend its audience, and find new revenues, through producing original long-form stories from Times journalists. Justin Ellis
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Subscriptions will offer the story/technology publisher a way to expand its readership and create a persistent source of revenue. Justin Ellis
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The ebook platform is moving into direct sales and exploring a subscription model. Justin Ellis
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In the room where it happens: The host of NPR’s new show Embedded talks about news in podcast form
Kelly McEvers: “A lot of the great storytelling podcasts happen in the studio. I hope ours opens the door to people thinking more about what you can do in the field, when things don’t go as planned and are unexpected.”
0What a group of USC students learned shooting lots of VR video (hint: duct tape is involved)
The students traveled to Houston over spring break to shoot footage to accompany a ProPublica/Texas Tribune project on what a hurricane could do to the city.
0Audible, long known only for audiobooks, is branching out into podcasts — and news
The podcast/audio world has been waiting for Audible to make its big move into the space. It’s here, including original content from major publishers like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Jeff Bezos’ Washington Post.
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