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The owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and other out-of-fashion metro dailies has plenty of good ideas — but they’re still playing from behind.
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Having a built a business model around targeting influentials, Politico is testing how many ways it can replicate it. Why aren’t other news companies learning its lessons?
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Google Contributor is the latest tool the company has designed to help readers pay for what they read online. But its previous experiments in supporting paid content have had limited success.
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In less than two years of ownership, Aaron Kushner has changed strategies like changing lanes. A new round of cost cutting suggests the route to sustainability is still uncertain.
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From wire services to classifieds to news networks, some key elements of the news ecosystem we know are changing — often without much notice.
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Three products — Circa, NRC Q, and News Republic — are trying to tackle a big question: How do we optimize news for reading on mobile devices? Despite the common goal, they’re taking different approaches.
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The mobile-first, obsessions-driven business news site from Atlantic Media has a lot of new competition — but it also has some opportunities for growth.
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How the web is playing out for local TV reporters, measuring customer satisfaction with paywalls, and how reporters think about comments: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Fueled by Rupert Murdoch’s ambitions and significant investments, The Wall Street Journal seemed to have all the momentum in its newspaper war against The New York Times. That’s changed. Why?
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The New York Times built a Slack bot to help decide which stories to post to social media
The bot, named Blossom, helps predict how stories will do on social and also suggests which stories editors should promote.
1310Jo Ellen Green Kaiser: Do independent news outlets have a blind spot when it comes to ethnic media?
The head of the Media Consortium argues that, by defining themselves in opposition to mainstream media, independent progressive outlets miss out on the power of ethnic and community journalism.
1029Newsonomics: 10 numbers on The New York Times’ 1 million digital-subscriber milestone
Digital subscribers are proving to be the bedrock of the Times’ business model going forward. How much more room is there for growth — and at what price points?
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