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Archives: November 2011

Glorying in the past, hating the present, and fearing the future: Why are newspaper companies’ attitudes the inverse of Silicon Valley’s?
Measuring media consumption, a visual brainstorm
Frictionless sharing sounds good — but sometimes you’ll go out of your way to put a little friction (or a little white lie) back in. Andrew Phelps
A few months back, a photographer said Wired was misusing Creative Commons-licensed images on its (for-profit) site. Joshua Benton
With mobile a growing part of news organizations’ traffic, it’s time to commit to HTML5 for video — and hope its animation tools get better fast.
The complexities of sharing: Does “noncommercial” mean not-for-profit? The absence of ads? Or simply that you’re not selling the work someone else is giving away?
Vending machine
Zuckerman wants to create nutritional labels for news, showing how much marshmallow fluff you mix in with your meat and potatoes. But both the tech and politics of categorizing journalism have a long way to go.
How the retiring New York Times executive played a role in setting a long-standing web standard.
Drop in on our happy hour Wednesday at The Field, in Cambridge’s Central Square. Joshua Benton
The innovative North Carolina editor says newspaper leaders still need to have guts — but a different kind of guts from the good old days. Megan Garber
Museum down the Parkway, Philadelphia
A year ago, Philadelphia public radio station WHYY launched a new hyperlocal community news site. Here’s what they’ve learned — successes and failures — since.