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Three products — Circa, NRCQ, 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.
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“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
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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
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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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“People have grown a little skeptical of companies that don’t seem to have a business model and you wonder when they’re going to do something.” Justin Ellis
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The agency, home to more than 500 terabytes of electronic files alone, faces some of the same problems that data journalists do. Justin Ellis
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“This isn’t about competition for us at Tumblr — we just want to tell good stories and get them out to as many people as possible.” Justin Ellis
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