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PANDA, the four-year-old Knight News Challenge-winning newsroom application for storing and analyzing large data sets, still has a respectable community of users, but could now use a new longterm caretaker.
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Facebook is encouraging developers to customize the open-source plugin as it prepares to open Instant Articles to everyone next month.
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The bot, which analyzes play calling by NFL coaches in pressure situations, now factors in team strength and the increasing accuracy of kickers. It’s also now open source.
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“As I went through these articles and came across a text quote, I kept thinking, ‘Why can’t I just click on it and see the corresponding part of the video and get the full experience of how they said it?’”
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“We built Quartz to be a new kind of news organization. And part of that is delivering on a rapid cycle of experimentation and new products.”
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The open-source tool lets reporters contribute contacts to a centralized newsroom collection of sources — but it can also be used to build larger reader-facing data products.
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“We want to learn from others who are doing good things, and when we learn things we share them as well.” Justin Ellis
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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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Hoping to redefine “trade publication,” Digiday launches Glossy, a vertical to cover disruption in fashion
“I hate the term ‘trade publication,’ because it implies being a boring cheerleader for the industry.”
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“It’s very easy today to be click-driven and produce articles that don’t have a lot of substance or depth and don’t cost that much to produce, but that dynamic is disappointing for fans who want higher-quality content.”
0A year in at Vox, Recode looks at its future: Video, distributed content, more podcasts, and no /
“There’s a huge opportunity to be a widely read, digitally native business site that uses tech as our lens, and I don’t think that’s out there.”
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