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“I think the Monitor is in amazingly good hands and we’re on a pretty good glide-path too. It seemed like a good time to step down.”
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The journalist-cofounded (and journalist-friendly) curation tool will live on; the hope is the combined company can extend its reach with enterprise customers. Justin Ellis
Matt Thompson, co-founder of Spark Camp
“We knew from the outset that it was incredibly important to foster a really robust and vibrant conversation on these issues, and we knew, also, that it’s really easy for conversations about race, ethnicity, and culture to go off the rails.” Justin Ellis
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With Ask Well, its health and fitness Q&A site, the Times is betting its brand value can make it standout from the competition.
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On the occasion of a new pope, the Times offered up a new commenting platform that filtered reader responses by mood and identity.
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Arianna Huffington explains why her site takes an editorial stance: “Because we are clear about where we believe the truth lies, I believe we elicit a richer kind of response from our readers.” Justin Ellis
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Blogs? SEO? Facebook? All of the above? Justin Ellis
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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.”
889A wave of distributed content is coming — will publishers sink or swim?
Instead of just publishing to their own websites, news organizations are being asked to publish directly to platforms they don’t control. Is the hunt for readers enough to justify losing some independence?
550What 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.
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