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Plus: Remixing podcast talent to build new shows, Google prepares to enter the market in a big way, and how to avoid “radiosplaining.”
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The news was mostly bad for publishers and news organizations last year.
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After WNYC abruptly canceled the show, creator Hillary Frank was “floored” by how many other podcast networks wanted to partner with her: “It was unthinkable, five years ago, that I could make a living making a podcast.”
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WNYC is experimenting with sharing “audiograms” on social networks, taking advantage of Facebook’s new video player.
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“What Rolltape represents to me is an attempt to carve out a whole new digital space that requests a completely different kind of social interaction: sincerely, thoughtfully, slowly.”
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The UX innovation we need. Plus: public radio executive pay, a boom in custom branded podcasts, and the aging of NPR’s audience.
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One avenue: Only Human partnered with a hearing-test iPhone app and encourages listeners to share their data with the show.
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The same trends we saw a decade ago — professionalization on one hand, platformization on the other — sure seem to be playing out again.
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“On the one side, you have podcasts-as-the-future-of-radio, and on the other side, you have podcasts-as-an-extension-of-blogging.”
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“I reckon it’ll take us another year to figure out whether this podcast thing is actually a bubble.”
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Working with young reporters, City Bureau is telling the story of police misconduct in Chicago
“Those areas, more than any part of the city, have been disenfranchised over the past 100-plus years. Even though there’s coverage there, it’s often quick, one-hit coverage — parachute journalism.”
0The New York Times’ new Slack 2016 election bot sends readers’ questions straight to the newsroom
“Instead of asking you to come to us and be part of this massive room of people shouting over each other, you can bring us to you, and have us be, essentially, one more person in your conversation.”
020 years ago today, NYTimes.com debuted “on-line” on the web
“We all had a sense that something important was happening, but at the time there were actually very few users. So it was a bet on people getting online and buying more PCs.”
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