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This year’s been a struggle, and there are plenty of trend lines still headed in the wrong direction. Here are the ideas and developments to watch as the news industry moves into 2014.
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The SMU professor, ex-business reporter, and new Texas Tribune Fellow: “It’s not just about journalism anymore. You’ve got to figure out how to pay for that journalism in a much more direct way than you ever have before.”
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By convincing readers to act as distributors, Works That Work’s print edition is helping the magazine gain global readers and engage others closer to home.
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Newspapers’ declining hold on audience attention began long before the web came along, the Scottish newspaper consultant argues, and tablets are one of the best hopes for reclaiming it.
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Portland’s Oregonian is up next in the newspaper chain’s cut-print-days-and-newsroom-staff strategy. But does it make sense — and can its leaders execute the plan?
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Brazilians and Americans like to talk about the news online, apparently. Germans and Brits keep to themselves.
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The Engaging News Project want to know if that and other small cues and prompts can encourage people to seek points of view different from their own.
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Serving the public isn’t enough for journalism, the Northeastern University professor says. His new book The Wired City taught him that the public first has to be created, nurtured, and given a voice.
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It’s an add-on to paywalls: If you’re not willing to buy a digital subscription, perhaps you’ll be willing to just answer a question or two?
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The New York Times built a Slack bot to help decide which stories to post to social media
The bot, named Blossom, helps predict how stories will do on social and also suggests which stories editors should promote.
1287Jo Ellen Green Kaiser: Do independent news outlets have a blind spot when it comes to ethnic media?
The head of the Media Consortium argues that, by defining themselves in opposition to mainstream media, independent progressive outlets miss out on the power of ethnic and community journalism.
1029Newsonomics: 10 numbers on The New York Times’ 1 million digital-subscriber milestone
Digital subscribers are proving to be the bedrock of the Times’ business model going forward. How much more room is there for growth — and at what price points?
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