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It wants to be a “real-time magazine” on the web, connected to its print heritage. But stripping out the visual noise won’t please everyone.
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After jobs at Talking Points Memo, Yahoo, Frontline, and The Atlantic, Andrew Golis, new general manager of The Wire, is ready to share the three pillars of a strong media brand.
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“Investigative journalism may have pride of place within the mythology of American news, but that’s not really what journalists have been up to, by and large.”
Matt Thompson, co-founder of Spark Camp
“We knew from the outset that it was incredibly important to foster a really robust and vibrant conversation on these issues, and we knew, also, that it’s really easy for conversations about race, ethnicity, and culture to go off the rails.” Justin Ellis
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Looking backward inevitably leads to looking forward: What trends from 2012 will we be watching in 2013? Spark Camp
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Jonathan Stray, Meredith Artley, and John Davidow share some of the big ideas they’ll take away from the year. Spark Camp
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NPR will continue supporting stations who joined in the “vertical” blogging experiment — and hopes to replicate the networked blogging model throughout the system.
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The network will continue supporting stations who created verticals, while the stations have to figure out next year’s funding. Andrew Phelps
October 29, 2010
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New Pew data: More Americans are getting news on Facebook and Twitter
A new study from the Pew Research Center and Knight Foundation finds that more Americans of all ages, races, genders, education levels, and incomes are using Twitter and Facebook to consume news.
565Newsonomics: The halving of America’s daily newsrooms
If you’re lucky enough to have the right deep-pocketed owner buy your paper and steady it, you’ve won the lottery. If you’re in a town whose paper is owned by the better chains, or committed local ownership, your loss will probably be mitigated. Otherwise, you’re out of luck.
542Putting the public into public media membership
Getting beyond tote bags and pledge drives is critical to the sustainability of public media. Is there an alternative vision of membership that relies on relationships more than money?
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