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“Believe me, if I was offered full-time people, I would not say no. But people want to be involved, even if it means working extra hours or going to events outside work.”
It’ll take a new generation of academic leadership — willing to incur the wrath of faculty, the greater university, alumni, industry, and analysts — to break through the old ways we train journalists.
Plus: Doing better data journalism, net neutrality’s implications, and the rest of the week in journalism and technology.
It’s an astonishing look inside the cultural change still needed in the shift to digital — even in one of the world’s greatest newsrooms. Read it.
Plus: The Times’ NYT Now app debuts, apps vs. the mobile web, and the rest of this week’s news in journalism and tech.
Plus: Ideas for innovation in student journalism, Vox Media starts to scale up, and the rest of the week’s media news.
The director of the MIT Media Lab compares the worlds of media and tech, and says “When you’re sinking, you have two ways to go: You can bet the house on something, go all in, or you can try to become smaller and smaller until you disappear.”
When to trust a theory over hard data, why companies that try to do too much get picked apart by competitors, and why sometimes industries have to learn the same lessons over and over.
What does an ideal front page look like, can social media usage predict political involvement, and how is user-generated content coming into newsrooms: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.