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It’s a little thing (literally!), but if news organizations want to capture the full value of their journalists’ minds, they should give them an outlet for things other than traditional articles.
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Vigorous linking as an antidote to newspaper failure, who gets crowdfunded, and skepticism around the standard narrative of the Arab Spring: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Missed mobile opportunities, measuring Craigslist’s impact, and bringing an open source philosophy to journalism : all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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The arguments for smarter public support of journalism, the rise of civic engagement in social media, and the changing practices of foreign correspondents: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Plus: Praise and scrutiny at Quartz’s launch, a Pew study on the geography of news consumption, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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The Times’ “quick links” allow writers to better illustrate parts of a story through pop-up multimedia within an article. Justin Ellis
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The tech site has always been good about providing a persistent structure for source credit. Now it’s linking out more prominently, too. Justin Ellis and Joshua Benton
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Adding metadata to hyperlinks, finding stories in ordinary datasets, providing context for impossibly big numbers.
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