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Taking Montreal’s La Presse as its model, The Star is set to debut Star Touch — evidence of its belief that tablets offer higher engagement (and higher potential revenues) than smartphones or desktop.
Publishers thought mobile devices might let them retake control of the distribution channel. But they haven’t had as much success as they’d hoped for driving users to their single-source apps.
Also new in media and tech this week: The British press’ self-regulation agreement, the ethics of a haunting photo of impending death, and the Instagram/Twitter war.
The built-for-iPad “newspaper” is closing on December 15. Here are the ideas some are taking away from News Corp.’s high-profile venture into a platform-specific news organization. Joshua Benton
Atlantic Media’s new business site has the advantage of starting with a strategic clean slate. Now, it’s all about execution.
Plus: Quote approval practices exposed, The New York Times’ new public editor, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news and talk.
Plus: Two new studies on digital news consumption, the news outsourcing debate, and the rest of the week’s media and tech talk.
Publishers are getting more aggressive about repackaging their work into ebooks, iPad magazines, and other new forms, in the hopes of creating something readers will pay for.
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Look past iPads and Android phones: There’s another generation of Internet-enabled devices coming, and news companies face more competition for users’ attention.
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O Globo’s new evening iPad edition is beautiful and dynamic — and it’s keeping readers hooked five days a week. Adrienne LaFrance
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