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With 6 million downloads a month and a growing set of live events, Slate is showing one potential path for publishers in the post-Serial world: using conversation to build connection.
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The liberal political site is betting on something less commodified than banner advertising to find sustainable revenue — and to better take advantage of its unique audience. Ken Doctor
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New media and legacy media came together at the second weekend-long “hackathon” hosted by the Society for News Design.
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“It’s not the hive that’s at issue here. It’s the big, monopolistic beekeepers who should give us pause.”
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Plus: The Upshot and the explanatory journalism wave, Slate’s new membership model, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news.
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Weather stories are data-driven and quantitative, but they can also be personal and pack an emotional punch — which is why weather maps gone viral can spread wrong information quickly.
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Millennials say keeping up with the news is important to them — but good luck getting them to pay for it
The new report from the Media Insight Project looks at millennials’ habits and attitudes toward news consumption: “I really wouldn’t pay for any type of news because as a citizen it’s my right to know the news.”
926The next stage in the battle for our attention: Our wrists
News companies have moved from print dollars to digital dimes to mobile pennies. Now, with the highly anticipated launch of the Apple Watch, the screens are getting even smaller. How are smart publishers thinking about the right way to serve users and maintain their attention on smartwatches?
792A wave of distributed content is coming — will publishers sink or swim?
Instead of just publishing to their own websites, news organizations are being asked to publish directly to platforms they don’t control. Is the hunt for readers enough to justify losing some independence?
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