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One of Argentina’s largest newspapers is creating and sharing databases with the public, while training its newsroom to dig deep into data.
Each major federal agency is required to make two key government services available via mobile phones.
What’s in a name? Not enough to guarantee you’ll survive this messy media revolution, author Rory O’Connor says in his new book. Adrienne LaFrance
Nicholas Roerich's "Rite of Spring"
The New York Times reporter anticipated people on Twitter missing the nuance of her ideas, so she came prepared. Andrew Phelps
Journalists, brands and other companies can now tap into the localized community messaging service. Justin Ellis
ProPublica hopes its Patient Harm Facebook group will show that the value of crowdsourcing can be more than mining social media for sources.
Brian Boyer
“I’m a project manager masquerading as a programmer masquerading as a journalist,” Boyer says. Andrew Phelps
The news app allows readers to visualize and dive into the issues that were big at the state capitol. Justin Ellis
The Friday Night Lights author reflects on how newspapers have changed, why editors need to take risks, and the sale of Philadelphia’s two largest newspapers. Adrienne LaFrance
Plus: The debate over coding for laypeople, Twitter’s new email digests, and everything else that went on this week in media and tech. Mark Coddington