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What separates the successful innovation projects from their peers? Preparing for resistance, being agile about audience, and getting the user experience right.
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There’s no easy fix for comments, which is why Knight’s spending $4 million on software they hope can fit any newsroom’s needs: “It should be a bunch of parts that you can assemble and reassemble.”
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Missed mobile opportunities, measuring Craigslist’s impact, and bringing an open source philosophy to journalism : all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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The Knight News Challenge winners want to help radio producers archive and organize their raw tape with simple web-based software. Andrew Phelps
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Open-source may be hip, but an awful lot of cultural baggage can get in the way of newsrooms adopting it.
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