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A hackathon last weekend brainstormed new ideas for video — and tried to build early working versions of those ideas.
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How “bridging elites” help on Twitter, perceptions of news by a skeptical public, and Wikipedia pages as newsmaking destinations: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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“This visual storytelling — I just wanted to be part of it.”
Joanna Geary
“What we’re seeing is we just haven’t found the right social signals or social codes to make people feel that they have to behave a certain way in certain spaces online — and to tell the difference between a club and a church.”
APTOPIX Chile Protest
“Si dejas a cinco chilenos en una sala, probablemente van a terminar peleando. Así que no sólo estamos construyendo herramientas, también estamos construyendo formas de trabajar juntos, de construir confianzas.”
APTOPIX Chile Protest
“If you put five Chileans in a room, they’re probably going to fight each other. So one of the things — we’re not just building tools, we’re also building ways of working together, and making people trust each other.”
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The Knight News Challenge may be shifting gears, but it’s still an important window into where news innovation is taking us.
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The New York Times senior software architect would like the newest “mullets of the Internet” to go back from whence they came.
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What can the open source movement teach journalism — and vice versa? Nikki Usher and Seth C. Lewis
June 6, 2011
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Millennials say keeping up with the news is important to them — but good luck getting them to pay for it
The new report from the Media Insight Project looks at millennials’ habits and attitudes toward news consumption: “I really wouldn’t pay for any type of news because as a citizen it’s my right to know the news.”
926The next stage in the battle for our attention: Our wrists
News companies have moved from print dollars to digital dimes to mobile pennies. Now, with the highly anticipated launch of the Apple Watch, the screens are getting even smaller. How are smart publishers thinking about the right way to serve users and maintain their attention on smartwatches?
705A wave of distributed content is coming — will publishers sink or swim?
Instead of just publishing to their own websites, news organizations are being asked to publish directly to platforms they don’t control. Is the hunt for readers enough to justify losing some independence?
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