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“It’s basically like with anything that you do in media: Is it interesting? Is it easily accessible? Is it compelling? Are there reasons for me to come back?”
The Quartz Bot Studio (which the publication intends to maintain after the grant funding is used up) will develop new bots for messaging platforms like Slack and voice interfaces like Amazon Echo or Google Home.
“The content type is always messages, and that’s always true whether you’re getting the message inside the app or as a notification.”
A Q&A with Quartz publisher Jay Lauf about the business site’s forthcoming app, adblocking, Quartz’s potential sale, and more.
Here’s how Fusion, Vox, Quartz, Slate, the AP, The Times of London, and Thought Catalog are using Slack for workflow — and which features they wish the platform would add.
“We built Quartz to be a new kind of news organization. And part of that is delivering on a rapid cycle of experimentation and new products.”
“So when we say Quartz is an API, we don’t mean publish once and send it everywhere. We mean Quartz can go anywhere our readers are, in whatever form is appropriate.”
Previously proudly without a homepage, the business site is trying to shift its email success to the web to build loyalty.
“Things” editor, distribution editor, correspondent for progress — as newsrooms change, so do the ways they organize their human resources.