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Grabbing an idea from The New York Times, the business site is trying something counterintuitive with mobile traffic — adding an extra hurdle that makes it easier to offer readers alternative options.
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With successes in technology behind him and a career in venture capital in front of him, why did Tamer Hassanein decide to build a news app?
Amy Webb, Scott Klein, and Jim Frederick share some of the big ideas they’ll take away from the year. Spark Camp
A new study from Pew also finds that men, the college-educated, and those with higher incomes are more likely to engage with news on smartphones and tablets.
Plus: Praise and scrutiny at Quartz’s launch, a Pew study on the geography of news consumption, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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Instant Articles get shared more than old-fashioned links, plus more details from Facebook’s news push
“That’s what we can do, as a platform: be really responsive to what publishers want out of us.” Also coming up: A major move into international markets.
616How one blog helped spark The New York Times’ digital evolution
“I certainly had editors tell me that I shouldn’t be wasting my time on Bird Week. But that was the best part of City Room…We were like unsupervised children.”
572News outlets left and right (and up, down, and center) are embracing virtual reality technology
Among those experimenting is The Wall Street Journal, which plans to open source its 360-degree mobile video and VR technology and hopes to turn VR into more of a mainstay of its storytelling.
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