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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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New Pew data: More Americans are getting news on Facebook and Twitter
A new study from the Pew Research Center and Knight Foundation finds that more Americans of all ages, races, genders, education levels, and incomes are using Twitter and Facebook to consume news.
701Newsonomics: The halving of America’s daily newsrooms
If you’re lucky enough to have the right deep-pocketed owner buy your paper and steady it, you’ve won the lottery. If you’re in a town whose paper is owned by the better chains, or committed local ownership, your loss will probably be mitigated. Otherwise, you’re out of luck.
551“Modern” homepage design increases pageviews and reader comprehension, study finds
A new report from the Engaging News Project shows that users prefer modular, image-heavy homepage designs.
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