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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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Articles tagged local (24)

“For global media, reaching scale is the hardest thing. In local, making money is the hardest thing. Delaying the hard thing makes for a crappier company.”
The same trends we saw a decade ago — professionalization on one hand, platformization on the other — sure seem to be playing out again.
“We see HBO going into the podcast business, but we should also look at HBO. We should be focusing on making shows that huge chunks of America will entertain themselves with.”
“We could use Sunday print to boost us into the stratosphere, to get us into a stable orbit where we can launch other things.”
In her new book, Abernathy examines the divide between metro papers and rural or ethnic papers as they deal with digital competition, ownership changes, and the search for new revenue. Justin Ellis
“This is all to say: I think the app or company that ‘solves’ local will probably be a parenting app. Not necessarily a ‘local’ app.”