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If you see a camera crashing from the heavens, chances are very good it wasn’t supposed to be there — journalistic intent or no journalistic intent.
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“There is this kind of band of oddballs like me who’ve been scouting around the fringes for a while and have some sense of what feels like it might be handy.”
With a simple, sharable design and an emphasis on the words of sports newsmakers, Rookie’s trying to occupy a space somewhere between Twitter and a traditional news article.
The clothing giant wants to reach the Times’ iPad readers; the Times wants to let those readers dig deeper into the app.
The new live sports show is meant to capitalize on Boston sports fanaticism and peak traffic time on But to succeed, they’ll need to encourage a new habit in their audience.
The launch of has allowed to continue its evolution as a information and e-commerce portal.
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