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With its $250 election-night event, The New York Times is offering some of its readers a new kind of fix
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A bad day for Texture: Amazon continues to rebuild the content bundle, this time by relying on established publishers and brands.
“I think I knew there was going to be a lot of futility to the process. I was looking for a way to make the futility look interesting and give people something to follow.”
Plus: The Washington Post start an audio game show, Vox Media is staffing up for podcast growth, and why celebrities are so compelling to advertisers as show hosts (even if their shows are only so-so).
News is one of the device’s core features, and there are two main ways — so far — that outlets have utilized Alexa: The Flash Briefing and skills.
“It is meant as a resource for other journalists and a trove to explore for our many readers fascinated by original documents.”
From “I think none of us were ever really happy with our old content management system” to “I’ve never seen such a great response to a CMS before.”
Twenty-two time Olympic medalist swimmer Michael Phelps carries the Stars & Stripes to lead Team USA into Maracana Stadium during the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Aug. 5. U.S. Army photo by Tim Hipps, IMCOM Public Affairs
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“We’re coming at this with the assumption that, if you build a platform for people to have texting conversations in public, you’ll get some interesting, different kinds of conversations out of it.”
“We’re selecting stories very carefully based on what we think readers there want to read. We’re not just copying and pasting.”