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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.”
“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.”
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.
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.
Cheap, easy-to-use hardware is making it simple for journalists to create their own data sets. But what should they do with them?
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.
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
Plus: Kony 2012 and the value of online activism, more News Corp. arrests, SXSW news, and the rest of the week’s big stories in media and tech.
March 18, 2011
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