Nieman Foundation at Harvard
With its $250 election-night event, The New York Times is offering some of its readers a new kind of fix
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“We’re very strategic about where we play, because we don’t have to live quarter-to-quarter.”
“That’s what we want to achieve with the embedded teams: Figure out what really works, and then if we nail it, we scale it.”
Plus: a new model for audio native advertising (sponsor-produced episodes in an otherwise editorial show), ESPN goes cross-platform, and The New York Times enters the competitive politics podcast space.
“We’re selecting stories very carefully based on what we think readers there want to read. We’re not just copying and pasting.”
Medium for Publishers
What happened when Pacific Standard, The Ringer, The Awl, The Bold Italic, and Femsplain moved their sites over to Medium.
“Sometimes when I catch myself rolling my eyes at a new platform, I say to myself, don’t be a snob. That’s how you got your big break.”
funnel tornado cc
Platforms aren’t neutral — but it’s not just a digital problem.
The same trends we saw a decade ago — professionalization on one hand, platformization on the other — sure seem to be playing out again.