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Articles tagged iBooks (13)

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The paper wants to extend its audience, and find new revenues, through producing original long-form stories from Times journalists. Justin Ellis
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Perfect reading for a long summer weekend, a compilation of our best reporting and analysis from July. Joshua Benton
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Developing ebooks can be a pain, but there is money to be made in repurposing otherwise free content.
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Instead of going on its own, the magazine figured there were new audiences to be gained by working with the ebook publisher. Justin Ellis
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It’s “The Future of News As We Know It,” an EPUB compilation of the Lab’s best in June — and an experiment in quick-turn ebook publishing. Joshua Benton
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The Canadian national daily has published six ebooks in less than three months, testing the waters to see what connects with readers.
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The nonprofit news site is one of the first to try Apple’s new app to compile its writing, photos, videos, and more into an ebook.
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There’s a long history of mixing interactivity into learning — and a new generation of tools can let that interaction come in acts of creation, not just consumption.
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Plus: ‘Truth vigilantes’ and the fact-checking movement, and the rest of the week’s big news and ideas in the media and tech worlds.
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When ebook publishing becomes simple and the idea of a “book” gets changed, there’s an opening for news organizations to benefit — if they’re agile enough to take advantage.
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In the room where it happens: The host of NPR’s new show Embedded talks about news in podcast form
Kelly McEvers: “A lot of the great storytelling podcasts happen in the studio. I hope ours opens the door to people thinking more about what you can do in the field, when things don’t go as planned and are unexpected.”
0What a group of USC students learned shooting lots of VR video (hint: duct tape is involved)
The students traveled to Houston over spring break to shoot footage to accompany a ProPublica/Texas Tribune project on what a hurricane could do to the city.
0Audible, long known only for audiobooks, is branching out into podcasts — and news
The podcast/audio world has been waiting for Audible to make its big move into the space. It’s here, including original content from major publishers like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and Jeff Bezos’ Washington Post.
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