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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?
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? Joshua Benton
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.
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.
Boyer, the head of NPR’s news apps team, puts on his professor hat and offers a syllabus for “making useful things for people.”
When your product depends on a (free) third-party platform, the rules can change at any time. Twitter’s are now. Andrew Phelps
The videos are up, and now’s the time to revisit some of the lessons learned at this year’s conference. Adrienne LaFrance
Brian Boyer
“I’m a project manager masquerading as a programmer masquerading as a journalist,” Boyer says. Andrew Phelps
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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