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The company, which has its roots in blogging, is working with smaller publishers to produce simple, lightweight magazines for smartphones and tablets. Justin Ellis
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The latest addition to The Awl’s network of sites brings a link-blog ethos and a bare-bones look to the election.
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We crunch the numbers from Gawker’s pageview-chasing experiment. Oh, and what time does the Super Bowl start?
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Can trying to launch a site through Kickstarter give The Classical a sustainable audience? Justin Ellis
July 5, 2011
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New Pew data: More Americans are getting news on Facebook and Twitter
A new study from the Pew Research Center and Knight Foundation finds that more Americans of all ages, races, genders, education levels, and incomes are using Twitter and Facebook to consume news.
691Newsonomics: The halving of America’s daily newsrooms
If you’re lucky enough to have the right deep-pocketed owner buy your paper and steady it, you’ve won the lottery. If you’re in a town whose paper is owned by the better chains, or committed local ownership, your loss will probably be mitigated. Otherwise, you’re out of luck.
551“Modern” homepage design increases pageviews and reader comprehension, study finds
A new report from the Engaging News Project shows that users prefer modular, image-heavy homepage designs.
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