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The New York Times is buying the gadget and technology review site The Wirecutter for $30 million
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“I’m not at Audible to build podcasts. I’m at Audible to start a revolution. In the way audio is produced, and in the way audio is distributed.”
The Times wants to double its digital revenue by 2020. To accomplish that will require better serving of its best customers — and better conversion of occasional readers into Times addicts.
Like the media it covers, journalism criticism has moved from the work of a few established institutions to something more diffuse.
Its core ideas have always been compelling, but Circa has been unable to find an audience large enough to attract new investment.
At WNYC, a public radio station is getting more aggressive about telling people what to do: go vote, get more sleep, stay healthy. What happens when a news outlet starts talking about behavior change?
“It’s not the hive that’s at issue here. It’s the big, monopolistic beekeepers who should give us pause.”
“No grand strategy, no new business models for news will emerge from Omaha. Ultimately, these papers will be closed or sold.” Martin Langeveld
“Just imagine having a beat not tethered to a physical place or set topic, but an abstract and ever-changing linked set of ideas that you get to explore in real-time with other curious people.” Adrienne LaFrance