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Following the blueprint of Syria Deeply, the new Ebola-focused site hopes to deliver context and coherence in covering the spread and treatment of the virus.
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What does an ideal front page look like, can social media usage predict political involvement, and how is user-generated content coming into newsrooms: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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The head of Knight’s journalism initiatives talks about who it funds and how it tries to give its projects life beyond a grant’s expiration date. Joshua Benton
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The common thread through several of the eight winners: turning underpowered phones into information engines. Joshua Benton
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Some projects, like DocumentCloud and Ushahidi, were widely adopted in the media. Others stumbled due to technical problems or resistance from partners.
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The Economist’s Tom Standage on digital strategy and the limits of a model based on advertising
“The Economist has taken the view that advertising is nice, and we’ll certainly take money where we can get it, but we’re pretty much expecting it to go away.”
889A wave of distributed content is coming — will publishers sink or swim?
Instead of just publishing to their own websites, news organizations are being asked to publish directly to platforms they don’t control. Is the hunt for readers enough to justify losing some independence?
448This is my next step: How The Verge wants to grow beyond tech blogging
“We want to use technology as a way to define pop culture, in the way Rolling Stone used music and Wired used the early Internet.”
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