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But it’s a real and growing factor on desktop browsers, which has gotten many news organizations thinking about how to respond to the adblocking threat. Here are some of the strategies they’re trying.
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“If we end up making more money as a publisher, that’s fantastic. I don’t think that’s going to be an afterthought or byproduct; I think there is a way to win from the business perspective.”
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“I don’t consider it advertising. It’s a podcast show that just happens to be produced by a brand instead of a network.”
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Instead of using stock photos or Creative Commons images, Pando, Hazlitt, Slate, Fusion, and The Guardian are betting on the value of using original art with their stories.
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“That’s part of the strategy. Make the funnel as big as you can, make people really excited about supporting your content, and then you have a relationship to work with and follow up on.”
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Executives from The New York Times, Slate, The Atlantic, Wired, Mashable, The Seattle Times, Vox Media, and Newsweek say native advertising continues to be a success. But many are still trying to find the right approach to mobile ads.
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Slate Group vice chairman Dan Check discusses how Slate plans to speed up its site, how it’s thinking about ad blockers, and why it’s participating in platforms like Apple News.
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BuzzFeed has figured out how to make content go viral. Can it figure out how to build community and reach younger audiences with podcasting?
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Built on passion: How Vox Media grew from its roots as an Oakland A’s blog into one of the Internet’s biggest publishers
In a Q&A, Vox Media co-founder Tyler Bleszinski reflects on his time at the company.
0A new storytelling platform hopes to move crisis reporting beyond isolated events in the news cycle
The idea of Coda Story “is to watch things unfurl at the pace of evolving trends rather than daily developments.”
0Working with young reporters, City Bureau is telling the story of police misconduct in Chicago
“Those areas, more than any part of the city, have been disenfranchised over the past 100-plus years. Even though there’s coverage there, it’s often quick, one-hit coverage — parachute journalism.”
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