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With $2.2 million in new funding from Knight, ProPublica will increase its Get Involved network, measure the success of news apps, and hold trainings for journalists.
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Social distribution and the open web generate huge numbers — but readers who use news organizations’ native smartphone apps are far more loyal and engaged. In today’s economics of news, those readers are paying more of the bills.
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Paralyzed by having to choose what news story to turn your attention to next? Tap For News keeps “everything super, super simple” by eliminating that choice.
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The Des Moines Register, the Associated Press, and WNYC are among organizations receiving a total of $3.2 million for projects designed to increase voter turnout and develop more tools to analyze campaign finance disclosures.
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The annual report from Oxford’s Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism also finds that readers aren’t growing any more willing to pay for online news — and they’re happy to block your site’s ads.
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The New York Times story changes its text depending on where you’re reading it: “It’s a fine line between a smarter default and being creepy.”
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“Nobody has to read you. You have to earn that. You have to respect people’s attention.”
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Stacy-Marie Ishmael, coming from the FT, will join Noah Chestnut on the new, newsroom-integrated team. Caroline O'Donovan
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The U.K.’s Times and Sunday Times are structuring their new apps and website around peak traffic times
The papers are behind a hard paywall, and their platforms will be updated four times each day to correspond with peaks in readership.
0Can audio go viral on Facebook? Here’s what happened when NPR ran an experiment for a month
“Trust me, this is really, really great even though you don’t know who’s talking and there’s nothing to look at and I’m asking you to focus for 40 seconds!”
0NPR built a private personal finance Facebook group that now has more than 10,000 members
“The group has become a great community in its own right.”
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