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Spurned by a network that wanted to own its own station in the market, WHDH has responded by offering 87 hours of local news a week. (Plus “Family Feud.”)
As “second screen” offerings from TV networks mushroom, online outlets are jostling for attention with live shows of their own.
A dozen producers from BuzzFeed are working around the clock to curate the channel, with access to NBC footage.
“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.”
The NBC-owned company’s new Slack bot lets you follow more than 90,000 topics.
The NBC-owned app is adding alerts for emerging stories.
Can publishers find a sustainable business model this new age of Facebook/Apple/Snapchat/Twitter/Google distributed content? And is local news destined to be left behind?
Nine publishers have signed on, hoping it’s a way to better monetize mobile traffic they struggle to turn into dollars. But is it a smart adjustment to digital reality — or a surrender?
Plus: Parsing The New York Times’ latest numbers, what’s next in the Fox-Time Warner talks, and the rest of the week’s journalism and media news.
“We wanted to build a site that doesn’t feel like TV content chopped up for the web, but born for the digital age.”