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How “bridging elites” help on Twitter, perceptions of news by a skeptical public, and Wikipedia pages as newsmaking destinations: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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When you commit to explaining the important issues in the news, you commit to a life of updating. What’s the best way to manage a corpus of news knowledge with an uncertain half-life?
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Finding a great profile or in-depth interview can be like finding a needle in a haystack; Google’s new algorithm is here to help.
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“What I’m really hoping to learn is actually just, how do we make use of all these new media as what is essentially publishing is becoming software, and software is becoming content? These things are sort of meeting in the middle.”
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A study of the social news site’s voting behavior finds that about half of its most popular links died quiet deaths on first submission.
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Money from the Knight News Challenge will be used to grow Wikipedia Zero, a project that makes the site more accessible on feature phones. Justin Ellis
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“The audience wants to go faster. This can’t be solved with responsive design; it demands an original approach, certainly at the start.”
677Designer or journalist: Who shapes the news you read in your favorite apps?
A new study looks at how engineers and designers from companies like Storify, Zite, and Google News see their work as similar — and different — from traditional journalism.
596Ken Doctor: Guardian Space & Guardian Membership, playing the physical/digital continuum
The Guardian is making its biggest bet on memberships and events by renovating a 30,000 square foot space to host live activities in the heart of London.
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