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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.”
Here’s how BuzzFeed, The Economist, The New York Times, Quartz, Vox, and Yahoo News slim down a day’s worth of news into manageable forms.
To tell the story of a Justin Bieber/Diplo/Skrillex hit across devices, the Times bet on vertical video: “My guess is very few people really want to turn their phone sideways. So we should give them what they want.”
The bot, named Blossom, helps predict how stories will do on social and also suggests which stories editors should promote.
A new study by the Pew Research Center examines how Americans’ news consumption habits correlate with where they fall on the political spectrum.
dont read the comments
There’s no easy fix for comments, which is why Knight’s spending $4 million on software they hope can fit any newsroom’s needs: “It should be a bunch of parts that you can assemble and reassemble.”
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“I certainly had editors tell me that I shouldn’t be wasting my time on Bird Week. But that was the best part of City Room…We were like unsupervised children.”
572News outlets left and right (and up, down, and center) are embracing virtual reality technology
Among those experimenting is The Wall Street Journal, which plans to open source its 360-degree mobile video and VR technology and hopes to turn VR into more of a mainstay of its storytelling.
502Podcasting in 2015 feels a lot like blogging circa 2004: exciting, evolving, and trouble for incumbents
The same trends we saw a decade ago — professionalization on one hand, platformization on the other — sure seem to be playing out again.
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