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Articles tagged Elections (7)

To save money on newsprint and late press runs, Gannett told its newspapers not to bother printing results and to direct the curious online. Here’s how that played out.
“We had a lot of people who enjoyed staring at it.”
By creating locally focused series of short online videos and partnering with local outlets in early primary and caucus states, the company aims to capture some of the digital political ad dollars that could otherwise go elsewhere.
The Des Moines Register, the Associated Press, and WNYC are among organizations receiving a total of $3.2 million for projects designed to increase voter turnout and develop more tools to analyze campaign finance disclosures.
What does an ideal front page look like, can social media usage predict political involvement, and how is user-generated content coming into newsrooms: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
The PBS documentary series is trying to orient itself for a future beyond TV that includes the web, tablets, and more.