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“We’re certainly walking before we’re running, but we’re actually sort of jogging before we’re running.”
So why’d the Times make your phone buzz twice Tuesday afternoon? The inspiration was threaded tweets.
“Experiments eventually need to sustain themselves and in this case, despite every effort, we just weren’t able to get there,” said Nick Ascheim of NBC News, which owns Breaking News.
News is one of the device’s core features, and there are two main ways — so far — that outlets have utilized Alexa: The Flash Briefing and skills.
“Proportionally, we hope to do just as well.”
“When we find stories in the early stages very quickly, it expedites coverage in other newsrooms as well.”
Pew’s annual survey of the news media shows that trends of mobile consumption and platform domination are ongoing.
“Sometimes when I catch myself rolling my eyes at a new platform, I say to myself, don’t be a snob. That’s how you got your big break.”
“This opens up all kind of new ways and products to tell stories that are not so focused on production values.”
The NBC-owned company’s new Slack bot lets you follow more than 90,000 topics.