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Plus, The Dissolve gets a new life in audio, WBEZ’s live events, and Bill Simmons’ podcast network.
“We see HBO going into the podcast business, but we should also look at HBO. We should be focusing on making shows that huge chunks of America will entertain themselves with.”
Plus: Podcasts as live journalism, a rebirth of an old corporate drama brand, and a new way to experience Serial.
There’s lots of news video being produced, and a lot of it isn’t reaching big-enough audiences. An open app platform will let digital news publishers play with the big guys.
“The fact of the matter is: We need to build more spaces and raise more structures that allows for new talent, ideas, and voices to be expressed, cultivated, and discovered.”
Plus: Debating SI’s LeBron James scoop, a warning for the newspaper industry, and the rest of the week’s media and journalism must-reads.
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?
Media companies are racing to spin off their declining print businesses. Unfortunately, the way they’re doing so could drag them down further.
The company’s new news channel will focus its ambitious, visceral style of journalism on conflict, health issues, money, and the environment.
It’s a rare moment: Legacy media leading the way on digital strategy, and watching the web-only guys follow behind.
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616How one blog helped spark The New York Times’ digital evolution
“I certainly had editors tell me that I shouldn’t be wasting my time on Bird Week. But that was the best part of City Room…We were like unsupervised children.”
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.
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