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Ken Doctor    July 25, 2014
When people talk about explanatory journalism, the focus is on new players like Vox and FiveThirtyEight, or on giants like the Times and the Post. But can connecting the dots trickle down to the local level?
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Ken Doctor    July 10, 2014
“It’s not the hive that’s at issue here. It’s the big, monopolistic beekeepers who should give us pause.”
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Ken Doctor    July 3, 2014
The paper’s cut back on print and bet on digital. What sort of a news operation will Mark Katches be taking over?
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Ken Doctor    June 4, 2014
In less than two years of ownership, Aaron Kushner has changed strategies like changing lanes. A new round of cost cutting suggests the route to sustainability is still uncertain.
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Ken Doctor    May 15, 2014
From wire services to classifieds to news networks, some key elements of the news ecosystem we know are changing — often without much notice.
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Ken Doctor    May 8, 2014
Three products — Circa, NRCQ, and News Republic — are trying to tackle a big question: How do we optimize news for reading on mobile devices? Despite the common goal, they’re taking different approaches.
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Ken Doctor    May 1, 2014
The mobile-first, obsessions-driven business news site from Atlantic Media has a lot of new competition — but it also has some opportunities for growth.
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Ken Doctor    April 17, 2014
Questions about “the business model” sound a little different in Ukraine these days. One English-language newspaper is trying to build a sustainable future in an uncertain land.
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Ken Doctor    April 16, 2014
The first edition of the Orange County Register’s expansion into the Times’ turf is hot off the presses. Is this about selling papers or positioning for a further shakeout of the newspaper market?
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Ken Doctor    April 10, 2014
For decades, newspapers moved from local ownership to nationwide chains. Now, the shift is in the other direction — with the help of your friendly neighborhood billionaire.
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Ken Doctor    April 2, 2014
Project Thunderdome is dead and DFM will soon put its newspapers on the auction block. Are the new rounds of investors who bought into newspapers over the past half-decade getting antsy?
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Ken Doctor    March 27, 2014
The product is compelling and a big step forward for The New York Times in a number of ways. But can a $2-a-week iPhone app compete with the free and open web?
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Ken Doctor    March 20, 2014
Newspaper companies made a smart move in the 1990s investing in online auto classifieds. Is selling it off a short-term gain for long-term pain?
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Ken Doctor    March 13, 2014
Want a model for news innovation? Look to Scandinavia, where Schibsted is having more success building digital businesses than just about any of its peers. Next on its list: building a web-native TV experience.
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Ken Doctor    February 27, 2014
Media companies are racing to spin off their declining print businesses. Unfortunately, the way they’re doing so could drag them down further.