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In the quest for smarter news notifications, NBC News Digital’s Breaking News app will now send alerts specific to where readers — and their phones — are located. Justin Ellis
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The new product from The New York Times is the most interesting app produced by a traditional American news outlet in years. But can it differentiate itself from the Times’ main app — and find a paying audience?
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The new PRX Remix app offers a window into an alternate universe of public media, where podcasts and independent productions enjoy pride of place and serendipity is the organizing principle. Justin Ellis
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ProPublica The Magazine will be a monthly collection of the investigative site’s work available on Apple’s Newsstand. Justin Ellis
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The newspaper world’s most prominent exemplar of responsive design is also putting a bet on Apple’s App Store — at a price point aimed at people who wouldn’t normally pay full fare.
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Article pages now have added depth and context, providing more opportunities for readers coming from social media to discover more content. Justin Ellis
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“If anybody out there thinks a paywall is going to solve our industry’s problems in itself, they’re in for a very rude surprise.” Justin Ellis
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The app now makes it easier to save articles from sites that require subscription or registration. Justin Ellis
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Millennials say keeping up with the news is important to them — but good luck getting them to pay for it
The new report from the Media Insight Project looks at millennials’ habits and attitudes toward news consumption: “I really wouldn’t pay for any type of news because as a citizen it’s my right to know the news.”
926The next stage in the battle for our attention: Our wrists
News companies have moved from print dollars to digital dimes to mobile pennies. Now, with the highly anticipated launch of the Apple Watch, the screens are getting even smaller. How are smart publishers thinking about the right way to serve users and maintain their attention on smartwatches?
729A wave of distributed content is coming — will publishers sink or swim?
Instead of just publishing to their own websites, news organizations are being asked to publish directly to platforms they don’t control. Is the hunt for readers enough to justify losing some independence?
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