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The same trends we saw a decade ago — professionalization on one hand, platformization on the other — sure seem to be playing out again.
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“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.”
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“We could use Sunday print to boost us into the stratosphere, to get us into a stable orbit where we can launch other things.”
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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
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“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.”
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The MediaNews paper is losing pages in its print edition, so it’s opting to put its own local journalism front and center.
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Publisher Jake Dobkin said its traffic levels were low compared to the rest of the Gothamist sites and that the network’s largest cities perform best. Andrew Phelps
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How Al Día, Philadelphia’s Spanish-language newspaper, is adapting to a bilingual world
Sixty-two percent of Hispanic-American adults are bilingual, and as more young people come to prefer reading in English, the paper is being forced to adapt.
0En Español: The New York Times launches a Spanish-language news site aiming south of the border
The New York Times en Español is the Times’ latest attempt to grow its audience internationally.
0This is what it’s like to launch a journalism school from scratch
At Morgan State, one of the few historically black colleges and universities with a journalism school, “we not only have to provide our students the knowledge in the classroom that they need to compete, but we also have to be a provider of the practical experiences that they need.”
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