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The Washington Post launches a year in news à la Spotify Wrapped
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April 8, 2010, 6:15 p.m.

Links on Twitter: BBC World Service expands mobile content in Africa, Columbia launches engineering-journalism program, Mediaites traffic grows 50%

Display advertising campaigns could drive as much as 50% of retailer traffichttp://j.mp/cWj2CW »

That @CaliforniaWatch readers-via-fliers experiment? http://j.mp/ce1GNL @ProPublica’s tried it, too http://j.mp/5gBu0L (Thx, @AmandaRMichel) »

When History Channel and A&E upped ads by 20% in early rollout of TV Everywhere, viewers still watched http://j.mp/clTCZR »

“In nearly every beat, the Times already has two reporters in place for each one of the Journal’s.” http://j.mp/cMtQMt »

Separate, “super-charged”: @huffingtonpost launches “Twitter edition” to focus more on real-time news http://j.mp/8XUJw9 »

Mediaite’s traffic grew by over 50% between Jan and Feb; site’s ME credits video curation, Drudge http://j.mp/9SbMep »

New Columbia engineering-journalism program hopes to produce the “cross-disciplinary ninjas of the future” http://j.mp/9m3NJ2 »

Jobs on iPhone multitasking: “We weren’t the first to this party, but we’re going to be the best.” http://j.mp/34if6u »

USA Today outsources new “Travel TIps” section of its site to content farm Demand Mediahttp://j.mp/djdN5u »

As Twitter grows, its lack of filters is becoming a hindrance, says @nickbiltonhttp://j.mp/anGZ20 »

WSJ Pro–providing deeper, specialized info for biz users–launches today on wsj.comhttp://j.mp/LsDTH »

NYT’s food blog, Diner’s Journal, now features a Publish2-powered “What We’re Reading” widget (via @ryansholinhttp://j.mp/1gchb »

BBC World Service expands its mobile content reach in Africahttp://j.mp/al6ux4 »

 
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The Washington Post launches a year in news à la Spotify Wrapped
“We initially built a ‘look-back’ experience but pivoted when we learned that our readers are more interested in insights that center on their reading ‘personality’ and content discovery rather than revisiting news from the past.”
How risky is it for journalists to cover protests?
Plus: Exploring why women leave the news industry, the effects of opinion labels, and susceptibility to disinformation.
Coming to a Hawaii library near you: Honolulu Civil Beat is hosting pop-up newsrooms around the state
“We learned that people have an interest if they can get to us.”