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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.
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?
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.
“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
Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon are dominating online advertising. How can publishers find profitable niches in their shadows?
“Casino-driven design is all about reducing friction to participation.”
The Orange County Register is betting on an expanded newsroom and a stronger connection to the community. Will the numbers add up?
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.
Across the country, college newspapers are turning into college media companies — and offering more than a few lessons to the pros on how to value both print and apps.
Technology is aiding reporting at both the high and the low ends of the business.
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572News outlets left and right (and up, down, and center) are embracing virtual reality technology
Among those experimenting is The Wall Street Journal, which plans to open source its 360-degree mobile video and VR technology and hopes to turn VR into more of a mainstay of its storytelling.
502Podcasting in 2015 feels a lot like blogging circa 2004: exciting, evolving, and trouble for incumbents
The same trends we saw a decade ago — professionalization on one hand, platformization on the other — sure seem to be playing out again.
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