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Upworthy is sorry for all the clickbait, but it’s not sorry for what it’s learned about how to get people to read, watch, and share its output.
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After hiring Amy O’Leary from The New York Times, the site has started using user data to inform its original content production.
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“If news organizations are about keeping you up to date, Upworthy is more about reminding you what matters.”
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The web may make syndication easier, but it hasn’t yet made it into a great business. A new wave of startups are trying to change that.
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Algorithms can help, but more fundamentally, we need to figure out what we want a diverse pool of information to look like.
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Getting news consumption right is a matter of dialing up (or down) our favorite sources, our personal networks — and The Borg.
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“You can be the sole owner of a Jackson Pollock or a Blue Mauritius but not of a piece of information — not for long, anyway.”
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0Spain’s Eldiario.es has 18,000 paying members, and its eye on the next several million
“We have a potential of six million readers. You may not convince all six million people to be your socios, but if you learn more about their interests, you can get closer.”
0The Washington Post is testing out a few new hurdles for non-paying online readers
The Post is now asking readers to submit their email in order to read stories without paying.
0This new collaboration hopes to aid the endless debates about media with some actual hard data
“For a long time, I’ve wanted to try to put more data and quantitative analysis behind some of the claims and questions we ask around underrepresented and misrepresented stories in online spaces.”
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