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Articles tagged New York Times R&D lab (13)

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“We want to learn from others who are doing good things, and when we learn things we share them as well.” Justin Ellis
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Madison, a new tool that asks readers to help identify ads in the Times archives, is part of a new open source platform for crowdsourcing built by the company’s R&D Lab.
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When were yuppies supplanted by hipsters in the minds of New York Times reporters? A corpus of Times usage has the answer.
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The team responsible for the The New York Times Co.’s new Ricochet advertising product was spun off from the R&D Lab. Justin Ellis
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A new initiative at Duke University is building — and reviewing — software tools to take the drudgery out of investigative and public-affairs journalism.
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The paper’s in-house innovation lab will work on consumer apps for Boston.com while focusing on the look and presentation of BostonGlobe.com. Justin Ellis
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Meet the R&D Lab’s latest: a proof of concept in the form of a “magic mirror.” Megan Garber
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The Economist’s Tom Standage on digital strategy and the limits of a model based on advertising
“The Economist has taken the view that advertising is nice, and we’ll certainly take money where we can get it, but we’re pretty much expecting it to go away.”
579What USA Today Sports learned covering the Final Four on Periscope and Snapchat
These new platforms are optimized for realtime news on phones, but there are lots of questions for news organizations — from what content to share to how to measure their effectiveness.
410Journalists shouldn’t lose their rights in their move to private platforms
The shift to distributed content means concepts like fair use are increasingly in the hands of private companies — like SoundCloud.
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