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When people talk about explanatory journalism, the focus is on new players like Vox and FiveThirtyEight, or on giants like the Times and the Post. But can connecting the dots trickle down to the local level?
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Plus: The Upshot and the explanatory journalism wave, Slate’s new membership model, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news.
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“Is there a way to take some of the knowledge that people at The New York Times already have that ends up on the cutting room floor, and put it in front of readers?”
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Plus: Facebook’s bet on virtual reality, Netflix and AT&T’s net neutrality debate, and the rest of this week’s news in journalism and tech.
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Plus: Debating Twitter’s publicness and the ethics of quoting tweets, robot journalists, and the rest of the week’s news about journalism and the web.
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Plus: Edward Snowden calls for greater security online, Tim Berners-Lee calls for a web Bill of Rights, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news.
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Want a model for news innovation? Look to Scandinavia, where Schibsted is having more success building digital businesses than just about any of its peers. Next on its list: building a web-native TV experience.
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“There is this kind of band of oddballs like me who’ve been scouting around the fringes for a while and have some sense of what feels like it might be handy.”
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Does the idea of giving up some control and moving to a federated, networked model of journalism bother some media executives? Dan Kennedy
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The Times’ 4th Down Bot, a collaboration with Advanced NFL Stats, analyzes whether your team should punt, kick a field goal, or go for it on fourth down. Justin Ellis
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From Nieman Reports: Startups are revitalizing journalism in Brazil’s challenging environment
Despite a fraught political and economic environment for journalists, new outlets in Brazil are now experimenting with fact-checking, longform narrative writing, and citizen media.
0The Conversation expands across the U.S., freshly funded by universities and foundations
The news site that uses academics as reporters and journalists as editors now boasts 19 paying member universities and is opening up posts in Atlanta (and maybe in the Bay Area).
0A Howard project is debunking myths about African-Americans and teaching students fact-checking
“There are more black men in prison than college.” “A dollar spent in the black community stays there for only six hours.” A project at Howard University aims to dispel oft-repeated myths.
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