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The Post is looking to create a database of “supplements” — categorized pieces of text and graphics that help give context around complicated news topics — and add it as a contextual layer across lots of different Post stories.
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Its newly launched redesign isn’t just about aesthetics — it’s a chance to look inside the business and strategic thinking at America’s business daily.
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In October the Austin-based news nonprofit ended a collaboration with The New York Times. Now the Tribune and the Post will share stories and co-sponsor events.
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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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“If people don’t understand what brand journalism can be, I think it could go sideways and end up being derided as another ‘failed journalism experiment.’ I’m bound and determined to see that that doesn’t happen.”
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The Monkey Cage, run by political scientists, is joining up with the capital’s daily. The Post gets high-quality content, the bloggers get an audience, and hopefully, everybody gets paid.
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The modern newspaper owner can exert control over their company through the infrastructure and design of the paper, Ananny argues.
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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.
701Newsonomics: 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.
575How 7 news organizations are using Slack to work better and differently
Here’s how Fusion, Vox, Quartz, Slate, the AP, The Times of London, and Thought Catalog are using Slack for workflow — and which features they wish the platform would add.
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