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New media and legacy media came together at the second weekend-long “hackathon” hosted by the Society for News Design.
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When journalists factcheck politicians (or don’t), how to flag bad behavior on social media, and getting past slactivism: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Rupert Murdoch wants to add Time Warner to his stable of media properties. Seemingly everyone’s looking for an acquisition. What is it about this moment that is pushing everyone to get bigger?
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The people behind the self-proclaimed “journal of sport and culture” are producing “high-cost, low-volume” content by combining e-commerce, client work, and visual skill.
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Sports reporters often lead their newsrooms in activity on social media. That doesn’t mean they have to like it.
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The gooooooooooaaaaallllll is increased engagement.
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Plus: Debating Twitter’s publicness and the ethics of quoting tweets, robot journalists, and the rest of the week’s news about journalism and the web.
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“There is this kind of band of oddballs like me who’ve been scouting around the fringes for a while and have some sense of what feels like it might be handy.”
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With a simple, sharable design and an emphasis on the words of sports newsmakers, Rookie’s trying to occupy a space somewhere between Twitter and a traditional news article.
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0Hoping 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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