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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.
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.
Plus: The Boston Globe’s reworks its paywall, Time and Newsweek in transition, and the rest of the week’s future-of-journalism news.
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?
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
Top newspapers are making deals with tablet aggregators like Flipboard and Pulse. It’s a new stage in the quest to generate reader revenue.
Getting news consumption right is a matter of dialing up (or down) our favorite sources, our personal networks — and The Borg.
News has always been about making choices among lots of information; technology just helps us make those choices more smartly. Gina Masullo Chen
Welcome to a world of disruption, with twists of generational difference, tectonic ad spend changes, and lots of confused citizens.
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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