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Articles tagged user experience (12)

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Here’s how ProPublica and The New York Times are pioneering user experience research within their organizations.
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Its core ideas have always been compelling, but Circa has been unable to find an audience large enough to attract new investment.
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The new product from The New York Times is the most interesting app produced by a traditional American news outlet in years. But can it differentiate itself from the Times’ main app — and find a paying audience?
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Our startup correspondent, building Worldcrunch in Paris, says overly ambitious designs can cause a problem: “You start to produce the content to serve the container.”
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Connected China is an experiment in breaking out of the incremental story — trying to create a summative, regularly updated visualization of who leads China.
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The content strategist and UX designer says that mobile will be the fulcrum to push smart publishers to restructure their content for a multi-platform future.
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Plus: Niall Ferguson and the fact-checking debate, The New York Times’ new CEO, and the rest of the week’s big media and tech news.
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The annual New Zealand conference brings some of the web’s luminaries together to talk about web publishing and technology. Here are some of the highlights. Joshua Benton
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The New York Times built a Slack bot to help decide which stories to post to social media
The bot, named Blossom, helps predict how stories will do on social and also suggests which stories editors should promote.
1310Jo Ellen Green Kaiser: Do independent news outlets have a blind spot when it comes to ethnic media?
The head of the Media Consortium argues that, by defining themselves in opposition to mainstream media, independent progressive outlets miss out on the power of ethnic and community journalism.
1029Newsonomics: 10 numbers on The New York Times’ 1 million digital-subscriber milestone
Digital subscribers are proving to be the bedrock of the Times’ business model going forward. How much more room is there for growth — and at what price points?
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