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Evernote Context integrates the research process seamlessly into the user’s workflow — why don’t (some) users like it?
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Okay, so this isn’t actually a list. But a new tool is aiming to lower the barriers for community participation in blogging with a little help from BuzzFeed’s format. Sarah Darville
Plus: Keith Olbermann’s back at ESPN, trouble at Al Jazeera America, and the rest of the week’s news in journalism and tech.
“Twitter is known for three things. It’s known for the Arab Spring, it’s known for Justin Bieber, and it’s known for narcissism.”
It’s a rare moment: Legacy media leading the way on digital strategy, and watching the web-only guys follow behind.
Plus: Newsweek’s demise and magazines’ future, possible newspaper targets for Rupert Murdoch, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
Plus: Quote approval practices exposed, The New York Times’ new public editor, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news and talk.
Plus: Debating the value of print in New Orleans, two more news paywalls, and the rest of the week’s news in the future of news and tech.
As Google tries to assemble its advertising programs into a coherent package, publishers are facing a familiar dilemma: join up with Goliath or compete against it.
Now that news companies are getting comfortable with the idea of charging digital customers, the question becomes: How much? Here are nine things we’ve learned from early experiments.
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What happened after 7 news sites got rid of reader comments
Recode, Reuters, Popular Science, The Week, Mic, The Verge, and USA Today’s FTW have all shut off reader comments in the past year. Here’s how they’re all using social media to encourage reader discussion.
699Facebook woos journalists with Signal, a dashboard to gather news across Facebook and Instagram
Signal helps journalists find, source, and embed content from Facebook and Instagram.
672Get AMP’d: Here’s what publishers need to know about Google’s new plan to speed up your website
The speed gains are very real. But do publishers want to trade in the open space of what we’ve known as the web for yet another platform they have little control over?
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