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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.
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Three products — Circa, NRC Q, and News Republic — are trying to tackle a big question: How do we optimize news for reading on mobile devices? Despite the common goal, they’re taking different approaches.
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Plus: The Boston Globe’s reworks its paywall, Time and Newsweek in transition, and the rest of the week’s future-of-journalism news.
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Flipboard, Zite, Pulse, and their peers are giving news companies a second chance at dealing with the rise of aggregators. Will they come out of this round any better than the last?
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As algorithms play an ever-larger role in how we get news and information, it’s important to realize the ways that bias — intentional or not — can seep into their decisions. Nick Diakopoulos
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Top newspapers are making deals with tablet aggregators like Flipboard and Pulse. It’s a new stage in the quest to generate reader revenue.
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Getting news consumption right is a matter of dialing up (or down) our favorite sources, our personal networks — and The Borg.
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News has always been about making choices among lots of information; technology just helps us make those choices more smartly. Gina Masullo Chen
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Welcome to a world of disruption, with twists of generational difference, tectonic ad spend changes, and lots of confused citizens.
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Plus: CNN buys the personalized tablet magazine Zite, hundreds of thousands of WikiLeaks’ cables are inadvertently released, the Financial Times parts ways with Apple, and how we’re training young political reporters.
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From Nieman Reports: Startups are revitalizing journalism in Brazil’s challenging environment
Despite a fraught political and economic environment for journalists, new outlets in Brazil are now experimenting with fact-checking, longform narrative writing, and citizen media.
0The Conversation expands across the U.S., freshly funded by universities and foundations
The news site that uses academics as reporters and journalists as editors now boasts 19 paying member universities and is opening up posts in Atlanta (and maybe in the Bay Area).
0A Howard project is debunking myths about African-Americans and teaching students fact-checking
“There are more black men in prison than college.” “A dollar spent in the black community stays there for only six hours.” A project at Howard University aims to dispel oft-repeated myths.
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