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Joseph Lichterman    Sept. 17, 2014
ABC, the AP, Breaking News, The Guardian, and The New York Times have all updated apps (or introduced new ones) to take advantage of new features on iOS 8.
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Joseph Lichterman    Sept. 17, 2014
The app, released with the operating system today, has more functionality in notifications and lets users continue reading articles across Apple devices.
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Caroline O'Donovan    Sept. 17, 2014
With a brand new website, The Baffler seeks the audience and impact it missed the first time around.
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Jane Johnston    Sept. 17, 2014
That new ruling gives them potential coverage under shield laws, finding that the definition of journalism does not “impose quality requirements and does not require the dissemination of news to be in a particular format.”
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Caroline O'Donovan    Sept. 16, 2014
For Bhaskar Sunkara, the success of Jacobin as a magazine is an unlikely means to a political end.
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Joshua Benton    Sept. 15, 2014
Maybe it’s just a new iteration on the advertorials newspapers and magazines have run for decades. Maybe it’s a scurrilous devaluation of journalism. Either way, it’s here, and at the highest levels of the business.
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Caroline O'Donovan    Sept. 15, 2014
A look at how n+1, celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, built its reputation and maintains its business.
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Caroline O'Donovan    Sept. 15, 2014
They punch above their weight in reach and influence. What’s it like to run a little online magazine in 2014?
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Anna Griffin    Sept. 12, 2014
“The results of this gender disparity in leadership are especially pernicious in journalism. To best serve the public as watchdogs and truth-tellers, news organizations need a broad array of voices and perspectives.”
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Ann Marie Lipinski    Sept. 12, 2014
“Women are not ascending to the top jobs in any media sector at anywhere near the rate they’re entering the journalism school pipeline.”
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Dan Shanoff    Sept. 11, 2014
“The audience wants to go faster. This can’t be solved with responsive design; it demands an original approach, certainly at the start.”
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Joseph Lichterman    Sept. 11, 2014
The Lens has reduced staff and altered coverage plans after a donor and foundation cut funding for the local news nonprofit.
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John Wihbey    Sept. 11, 2014
How “bridging elites” help on Twitter, perceptions of news by a skeptical public, and Wikipedia pages as newsmaking destinations: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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Mike Ananny and Kate Crawford    Sept. 10, 2014
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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Ken Doctor    Sept. 10, 2014
The Guardian is making its biggest bet on memberships and events by renovating a 30,000 square foot space to host live activities in the heart of London.
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Ken Doctor    Sept. 8, 2014
Developing reliable technology for digital pay models is more important than ever. But how many newspapers will choose to buy — instead of build — their own paywall?