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With new widgets, The Philadelphia Inquirer wants to be readers’ favorite “second-screen experience”
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April 1, 2011, 6 p.m.

Links on Twitter: Schiller’s optimistic, TPM’s on fire, the NYT and ProPublica are hiring

How Amazon, Apple, Google, and more are trying to make your wallet obsolete »

.@ClaraJeffery: "I’m mystified by how few magazine and newspaper editors are themselves on Twitter" »

Great summary of The Guardian’s past efforts to expand to the US in this @paidcontent story »

PSA: @propublica is looking for a senior editor, research director, and reporter »

RT @webjournalist: Quote from Apple: "Culture eats strategy for lunch everyday" via @annenberglab conference presentation. »

.@TPM has its biggest traffic quarter in history, with this March its biggest non-election month to date »

RT @Chanders: RT @suerobinsonUW: Last year ISOJ was all about "transactional information." This year it’s platform platform platform. #isoj »

Nice! @hermida‘s Storify of Vivian Schiller’s "reasons to be cheerful" keynote at #ISOJ »

FYI, everyone! MT @palafo: No joke: @nytimes is looking for 24/7 home page editors. Email »

Starting now on the #ISOJ livestream: Vivian Schiller’s keynote address »

The best April Fool’s joke we’ve seen so far: »

"Times employees can view the first 6 letters of each word at no charge (including slideshows of adorable kittens)." »

Volvo has unlocked the MLB paywall for April »

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With new widgets, The Philadelphia Inquirer wants to be readers’ favorite “second-screen experience”
The news org is catering to the readers who spend a lot of time on their phones during live events like sports games and election returns.
How ProPublica reached workers while reporting on dairy farm conditions
“We plan to do more than simply expect that readers will find the story and find us. We plan to take the story to them.”
Last Night at School Committee distills hours-long public meetings into half-hour podcast episodes
“We have created this podcast as an easy way for any parent, citizen, or interested party to get the highlights, and our take, on what happened last night at School Committee.”