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Joseph Lichterman    Oct. 7, 2015
With a renewed focus on subscriptions, the Times believes it can double its digital revenue to $800 million in 2020.
Joshua Benton    Oct. 7, 2015
The speed gains are very real. But do publishers want to trade in the open space of what we’ve known as the web for yet another platform they have little control over?
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Laura Hazard Owen    Oct. 7, 2015
The app is built on WNYC tech that allows listeners to upload audio directly.
Laura Hazard Owen    Oct. 7, 2015
Medium is launching an ambitious project to locate the passengers of a boat that disappeared in the Mediterranean Sea.
Nicholas Quah    Oct. 6, 2015
Plus: Podcasts as live journalism, a rebirth of an old corporate drama brand, and a new way to experience Serial.
Justin Ellis    Oct. 6, 2015
The initiative formerly known as “Project Lightning” introduces curated collections of tweets around news, sports, and entertainment, and some news organizations will be able to make their own.
Justin Ellis    Oct. 5, 2015
“Our job is to really talk to each other and push back on our story ideas and the lenses we’re applying to these stories, and then try to invite the audience into the conversation as much as possible.”
Joseph Lichterman    Oct. 2, 2015
The joint New York Times, Washington Post effort hopes to get a beta version of the yet-to-be-named product off the ground early next year.
Justin Ellis    Oct. 2, 2015
Created by Cards Against Humanity, the network wants to connect local podcasts to local advertisers and make it a little easier for creative people to stay in town.
Ken Doctor    Oct. 1, 2015
Call it a platform, call it a content management system, call it an “umbrella of interconnected services” — the set of tools the Post has built for itself is now being licensed to other publishers, who might find it more useful than their alternatives.
Joshua Benton    Oct. 1, 2015
From podcasts to push notifications, Slack to The Skimm, and reader comments to rethinking brands.
Joseph Lichterman    Sept. 30, 2015
Friendster founder Jonathan Abrams wants his link-discovery app to reach a broader audience — including “people who don’t necessarily know how to use Twitter.”
Joseph Lichterman    Sept. 29, 2015
“A 19-year-old may not come across what the Iran deal is, but if it’s in their face in Snapchat, where they’re living all day, I kind of see that as a social good.”