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Since moving to South Korea in March, Elise Hu has been using Tumblr to document everything from the serious to the silly — and expand her voice beyond the NPR airwaves.
The new report from the Media Insight Project looks at millennials’ habits and attitudes toward news consumption: “I really wouldn’t pay for any type of news because as a citizen it’s my right to know the news.”
Three products — Circa, NRC Q, and News Republic — are trying to tackle a big question: How do we optimize news for reading on mobile devices? Despite the common goal, they’re taking different approaches.
“It feels like it’s a really nourishing and optimistic time to have conversations with publishers and to rethink how media should look online.” Justin Ellis
The multimedia storytelling company is experimenting with a new file format to make the animated images easier to use on mobile devices.
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The Times’ effort to give readers a free taste of its opinion pieces wasn’t generating enough of an impact on paid subscriptions to be worthwhile. Linda Kinstler
Marrissa Mayer, David Karp
Plus: Snow Fall revisited, and the rest of the week’s media and tech reads.
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Article pages now have added depth and context, providing more opportunities for readers coming from social media to discover more content. Justin Ellis
Plus: BuzzFeed’s native advertising model, protecting anonymous sources at Fox News, and the rest of the week’s news about the future of news.
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“That’s what we can do, as a platform: be really responsive to what publishers want out of us.” Also coming up: A major move into international markets.
616How one blog helped spark The New York Times’ digital evolution
“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.
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