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“In 2007, as digital people, we were expected to be 100 percent deferent to all traditional processes. We weren’t to bother reporters or encourage them to operate differently at all, because what they were doing was the very core of our journalism.”
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The former chief content officer at NPR will be moving up I-95 to one of the most important digital positions at the Times.
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The site known for social media and tech coverage has hired nearly 30 more editorial staffers since October and, like BuzzFeed before it, is expanding into more general interest news.
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Dean Baquet takes over a Times newsroom with enormous digital potential and lots of structural roadblocks to achieving it. Can he be more than a transitional figure for digital?
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Is Reuters back at square one in its quest to become a bigger consumer news brand, or is abandoning a troubled project the best way to build on its existing strengths? Justin Ellis
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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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The new executive editor of Reuters Digital and ex-Timesman: “I like to think I laid a good groundwork for taking advantage of the tools of technology for being able to exploit smart digital opportunities.” Justin Ellis
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As The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post continue to experiment with video, the challenge is not to reinvent television.
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