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Articles tagged engagement (105)

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Caroline O'Donovan    June 2, 2014
Shown a news story, research subjects found versions that discussed possible solutions consistently more engaging.
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Ken Doctor    May 22, 2014
Dean Baquet takes over a Times newsroom with enormous digital potential and lots of structural roadblocks to achieving it. Can he be more than a transitional figure for digital?
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Ken Doctor    May 8, 2014
Three products — Circa, NRCQ, and News Republic — are trying to tackle a big question: How do we optimize news for reading on mobile devices? Despite the common goal, they’re taking different approaches.
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Marty Baron    April 7, 2014
As a small band of ex-Posties launch the much watched Vox, the paper’s top editor sees better days ahead for many outlets new and old.
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Ken Doctor    April 2, 2014
Project Thunderdome is dead and DFM will soon put its newspapers on the auction block. Are the new rounds of investors who bought into newspapers over the past half-decade getting antsy?
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Ken Doctor    March 27, 2014
The product is compelling and a big step forward for The New York Times in a number of ways. But can a $2-a-week iPhone app compete with the free and open web?
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Ken Doctor    March 13, 2014
Want a model for news innovation? Look to Scandinavia, where Schibsted is having more success building digital businesses than just about any of its peers. Next on its list: building a web-native TV experience.
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Caroline O'Donovan    Feb. 6, 2014
“Attention minutes” combine traditional metrics with measurements aimed at figuring out how much time readers really spend with content.
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John Wihbey    Jan. 31, 2014
Vigorous linking as an antidote to newspaper failure, who gets crowdfunded, and skepticism around the standard narrative of the Arab Spring: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.