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Instapaper is an application aimed at time-shifting the consumption of online content, including journalism. It was launched in 2008 by developer Marco Arment, who at the time was the lead developer of Tumblr, and was bought in 2013 by Betaworks. Instapaper allows users to click a bookmarklet whenever they come across an article they would…

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Justin Ellis    June 19, 2014
Newspaper Club, which worked with The Guardian to build an algorithmically generated newspaper, wants you to shift some of your reading from screens back to print.
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Mark Coddington    May 3, 2013
Plus: Twitter’s security problem for news orgs, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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Joshua Benton    March 26, 2013
See how your stories are performing — and whether you have bragging rights over your newsroom cubicle-mate.
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Kevin Nguyen    November 16, 2012
In print, decades of design language have helped publications draw extra attention of readers. But news web design has mostly been straitjacketed in rigid templates. A few news sites are trying to break out.
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Ken Doctor    September 20, 2012
We access news on multiple devices. Shouldn’t those devices be smart enough to connect our actions to their presentation?
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Andrew Phelps    August 17, 2012
When your product depends on a (free) third-party platform, the rules can change at any time. Twitter’s are now.
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Ann Friedman    June 29, 2012
The former editor of GOOD magazine shares her advice for young writers and editors on how to navigate the early years.
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Save for “sadistic news consumers,” readers may prefer less content, not more. At least they say they do. News.me is adjusting in that direction.
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Thanks to geofencing, both apps are now able to update your stories when you leave home or work.
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Mark Coddington    April 6, 2012
Plus: Fallout from the sale of the Philadelphia newspapers, analysis of media coverage of the Trayvon Martin case, and the rest of the week’s media/tech news.
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Joshua Benton    December 14, 2011
Or are tools like Instapaper and Read It Later really just scratching an itch for time-shifted reading, whether those pieces are long or short?
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The divide between most-saved content and most-returned-to content says a lot.