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So why’d the Times make your phone buzz twice Tuesday afternoon? The inspiration was threaded tweets.
On Thursday the Times separated its breaking news and top stories email alerts, and it’s planning to do the same with mobile push alerts in the coming weeks.
A Q&A with Quartz publisher Jay Lauf about the business site’s forthcoming app, adblocking, Quartz’s potential sale, and more.
“We think the push alert now it isn’t just about giving you breaking news, it’s giving you content that we’re really proud of.”
“You’re going to see this evolve over time, as we can get more targeted information out to people,” executive mobile editor David Ho said.
CNN senior mobile editor Etan Horowitz on how CNN prepares for breaking news.
The NBC-owned app is adding alerts for emerging stories.
“It’s been a process to train editors’ and reporters’ brains that this isn’t print. You can go back as many times as you want and add in extra grafs.”
Is this the move that lets news organizations get the most out of pushing breaking news to users, on their phones and at their desks? Joshua Benton
August 19, 2010