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How men and women interact differently on Twitter, new books on digital politics, and China’s “human flesh search engine”: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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A few hints of web-native storytelling are in the Times’ repackaged print sections. Adrienne LaFrance
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Arianna Huffington explains why her site takes an editorial stance: “Because we are clear about where we believe the truth lies, I believe we elicit a richer kind of response from our readers.” Justin Ellis
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Now that the U.S. space shuttle program has ended, what will become of the journalists who covered it? Nikki Usher
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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.
701Newsonomics: 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.
551“Modern” homepage design increases pageviews and reader comprehension, study finds
A new report from the Engaging News Project shows that users prefer modular, image-heavy homepage designs.
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