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The station is putting together a team for BizLab, a project that will work outside of day-to-day operations to transform the public radio revenue strategy for digital.
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The new app from NPR promises to learn from what you like and serve up a never-ending buffet of news and content. What’ll be the impact on local stations?
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What happens to sharing when you break the most remarkable 30 seconds out of a 10-minute audio piece?
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How can public radio prepare for a life beyond radio? In California, one local powerhouse is betting on a tablet app that tries to bring together all that public media can do.
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The team behind the celebrated Homicide Watch D.C. has expanded into other communities before, but now they’re moving into new subject matter. It’ll be a test of their model.
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The projects will open up government contracts, build conversations around education data, and help grow a news sharing service for rural papers in New Mexico. Justin Ellis
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Boston public radio station WBUR wants to reach a national audience; Slate wants to expand its stable of podcasts through partnerships.
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The Boston NPR station is using an early version of Creatavist, the new storytelling and layout platform from Atavist, in its coverage of the notorious mobster’s life and upcoming trial.
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2013 could end up making 2012 seem calm by comparison.
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Jonathan Stray, Meredith Artley, and John Davidow share some of the big ideas they’ll take away from the year. Spark Camp
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Millennials say keeping up with the news is important to them — but good luck getting them to pay for it
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.”
926The next stage in the battle for our attention: Our wrists
News companies have moved from print dollars to digital dimes to mobile pennies. Now, with the highly anticipated launch of the Apple Watch, the screens are getting even smaller. How are smart publishers thinking about the right way to serve users and maintain their attention on smartwatches?
792A 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?
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