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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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In the U.S. and abroad, a new set of B2B media products are showing there’s room for growth in niches — and that there’s new power in incumbency.
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“If we could start to really connect people around story ideas before they’re reported, in a way that makes sense and is using technology in a savvy way and make it efficient to do, we would be really interested in doing that.” Caroline O'Donovan
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Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon are dominating online advertising. How can publishers find profitable niches in their shadows?
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“Casino-driven design is all about reducing friction to participation.”
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The Orange County Register is betting on an expanded newsroom and a stronger connection to the community. Will the numbers add up?
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The former editor of Voice of San Diego, now a Knight Fellow at Stanford, wants to rethink how journalists think about and find stories in the community.
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Hoping to redefine “trade publication,” Digiday launches Glossy, a vertical to cover disruption in fashion
“I hate the term ‘trade publication,’ because it implies being a boring cheerleader for the industry.”
0Chasing subscriptions over scale, The Athletic wants to turn local sports fandom into a sustainable business — starting in Chicago
“It’s very easy today to be click-driven and produce articles that don’t have a lot of substance or depth and don’t cost that much to produce, but that dynamic is disappointing for fans who want higher-quality content.”
0A year in at Vox, Recode looks at its future: Video, distributed content, more podcasts, and no /
“There’s a huge opportunity to be a widely read, digitally native business site that uses tech as our lens, and I don’t think that’s out there.”
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