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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 05:  A general view of atmosphere during The New York Times's NYTVR exclusive look event on November 5, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for New York Times)
“We hope people see this as the moment when VR went mainstream.”
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“I keep hearing stories about her being a great mentor to many a young fledgling producer. To me, that willingness to actively think about the next generation of producers is shorthand for proper leadership.”
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“The fact of the matter is: We need to build more spaces and raise more structures that allows for new talent, ideas, and voices to be expressed, cultivated, and discovered.”
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It’s one element of a broader expansion for the social news agency, which is also growing its product team and working on improving its core trend-detection technology.
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Want a model for news innovation? Look to Scandinavia, where Schibsted is having more success building digital businesses than just about any of its peers. Next on its list: building a web-native TV experience.
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Cheap, easy-to-use hardware is making it simple for journalists to create their own data sets. But what should they do with them?
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Plus: The New York Times’ redesign sneak peek, SXSW takes on Reddit and newspapers, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
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The annual New Zealand conference brings some of the web’s luminaries together to talk about web publishing and technology. Here are some of the highlights. Joshua Benton
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The American Bystander is trying to revive the humor magazine with a reader-supported business model
“Our idea was that we were going to create one of these things in a classic format and see if there was enough interest to sustain it.”
0Algorithms, clickworkers, and the befuddled fury around Facebook Trends
“Trends are not the same as news, but Facebook kinda wants them to be.”
0With new columns and newsletters, ProPublica is trying to attract new readers and have more fun
“There’s a huge benefit to coming up with features that are more fun and more interesting. It appeals to a different audience and can create closer connections with readers — they can see a different side of us.”
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