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“In six months, I’d love to have done a couple of experiments, learn from them, and hopefully have had as many failures as successes.”
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“We hope people see this as the moment when VR went mainstream.”
From newspapers for sale to a new wave of paid content; from ad blockers to Watson; from article particles to cutting back on print.
The proportion of those who use smartphones to access news is high in Poland and urban areas in Turkey, but lower in the Czech Republic and Portugal.
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“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.
In BuzzFeed’s news app, sharing via SMS is a more common user action than via Facebook or Twitter.
“Many debates these days about mobile news platforms and technologies are already dated. In not too long, the disruptors will be disrupted. And then the real fun begins,” says The Wall Street Journal’s executive mobile editor David Ho.
The initiative formerly known as “Project Lightning” introduces curated collections of tweets around news, sports, and entertainment, and some news organizations will be able to make their own.
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“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.
502Podcasting in 2015 feels a lot like blogging circa 2004: exciting, evolving, and trouble for incumbents
The same trends we saw a decade ago — professionalization on one hand, platformization on the other — sure seem to be playing out again.
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