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Here’s how some top news publishers are shaping their interactives for mobile: “These devices are there, they have these capabilities built into them, so how do we use them in our storytelling?”
Plus: 1 in 5 Americans now listens to podcasts (sort of), Night Vale expands, and WNYC goes local and limited-run to cover gentrification in Brooklyn.
“Video is one of the highest priorities we have. We wanted to make it front and center.”
The news was mostly bad for publishers and news organizations last year.
Embracing distributed content: “Sometimes we’re going to reach consumers on our own platforms, and sometimes we’re quite happy for that to be on other people’s platforms.”
“I love the concierge format. It’s something that anticipates what you need and then serves it to you. Interviews and podcasts are a big leap into that direction.”
“I reckon it’ll take us another year to figure out whether this podcast thing is actually a bubble.”
Pretty worried, it turns out! At least according to the CEO of the trade organization formerly known as the Online Publishers Association.
From pipes to platforms, overseas to over-the-top, the shifts we’ll see in the remainder of 2015 will set the stage for 2016 and beyond.