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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.
May 16, 2011
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New Pew data: More Americans are getting news on Facebook and Twitter
A new study from the Pew Research Center and Knight Foundation finds that more Americans of all ages, races, genders, education levels, and incomes are using Twitter and Facebook to consume news.
797Newsonomics: The halving of America’s daily newsrooms
If you’re lucky enough to have the right deep-pocketed owner buy your paper and steady it, you’ve won the lottery. If you’re in a town whose paper is owned by the better chains, or committed local ownership, your loss will probably be mitigated. Otherwise, you’re out of luck.
698How 7 news organizations are using Slack to work better and differently
Here’s how Fusion, Vox, Quartz, Slate, the AP, The Times of London, and Thought Catalog are using Slack for workflow — and which features they wish the platform would add.
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