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The Post is betting on “the right stories for the right platform at the right time,” according to its new video director Micah Gelman.
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.
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.
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.
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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“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.
The modern newspaper owner can exert control over their company through the infrastructure and design of the paper, Ananny argues.
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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
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