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One of public radio’s leading internal critics answers the question: What would he do if he were running NPR?
rizz'd
They drive huge engagement and otherworldly pageviews. From internal analytics to a flexible CMS, the recent quiz boom provide a useful peek into how BuzzFeed sees itself as a platform.
nowthisnews
Why be platform agnostic when you can be platform specific? The social news video startup is aiming to match the content to where it’s consumed — and increasingly that’s Instagram. Caroline O'Donovan
nicco-mele-the-end-of-big
“What if news organizations confronted the reality that nearly all media will be ‘social media’ a decade hence?…What if news organizations acknowledged this — or even got out in front of it, ahead of the curve this time — and organized themselves as platforms for talent?” Nicco Mele and John Wihbey
the-daily-icon
The built-for-iPad “newspaper” is closing on December 15. Here are the ideas some are taking away from News Corp.’s high-profile venture into a platform-specific news organization. Joshua Benton
blackbird-cc
The new startup from the creators of Blogger and Twitter says it’s “rethinking publishing and building a new platform from scratch.” It’s also raising some fundamental questions about how content on the web is structured.
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On the web, audio has long been video’s neglected little brother. Andrew Phelps
reading-book-club
Apple’s new rumored ebook-publishing tool could bring ease-of-use to a complicated process. That could have a big impact on the field.
robert-hernandez
If I can trust you to tell me what’s going on, then I don’t care if you work out of a newsroom or out of your garage. Robert Hernandez
kindle-fire-magazines
They’re selling lots of them, but still no actual sales numbers from the ebook giant.
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