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Articles tagged news apps (45)

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Joshua Benton    April 2, 2014
The new product from The New York Times is the most interesting app produced by a traditional American news outlet in years. But can it differentiate itself from the Times’ main app — and find a paying audience?
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Joshua Benton    June 10, 2013
Is this the move that lets news organizations get the most out of pushing breaking news to users, on their phones and at their desks?
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Justin Ellis    June 10, 2013
Five years after launch, ProPublica’s Stephen Engelberg and Richard Tofel reflect on the nonprofit’s early days, getting readers involved in investigations, and the health of nonprofit journalism.
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Justin Ellis    Dec. 11, 2012
A new study from Pew also finds that men, the college-educated, and those with higher incomes are more likely to engage with news on smartphones and tablets.
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Brian Boyer    Sept. 7, 2012
Boyer, the head of NPR’s news apps team, puts on his professor hat and offers a syllabus for “making useful things for people.”
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Andrew Phelps    Aug. 17, 2012
When your product depends on a (free) third-party platform, the rules can change at any time. Twitter’s are now.
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Adrienne LaFrance    Aug. 1, 2012
The videos are up, and now’s the time to revisit some of the lessons learned at this year’s conference.
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“I’m a project manager masquerading as a programmer masquerading as a journalist,” Boyer says.
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Justin Ellis    Jan. 11, 2012
Exposure and a crack at new apps are some of the reasons the Philadelphia Media Network is offering up rent-free space for three tech companies.
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Mark Coddington    Sept. 23, 2011
Plus: AOL’s continued struggles, Netflix splits in two, the News Corp. scandal continues to widen, and the rest of the week’s required reading.