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“We missed the kind of writing it represents. We missed the kind of audience engagement it represents.”
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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
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