Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
The Outline, an attempt to build a bolder kind of news site, appears to have met its end
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE
April 9, 2013, 2:18 p.m.
LINK: qz.com  ➚   |   Posted by: Joshua Benton   |   April 9, 2013

It’s part of a new design update for smartphones and smartphone-sized devices. Quartz is fundamentally a bet on the open web on mobile devices, so it makes sense that it would try to take one of the best features of native apps and bring it to an HTML5 strategy.

Show tags Show comments / Leave a comment
 
Join the 50,000 who get the freshest future-of-journalism news in our daily email.
The Outline, an attempt to build a bolder kind of news site, appears to have met its end
A talented staff, good ideas, and some forward-thinking technology couldn’t overcome a muddled editorial vision — and the realities of how news sites make money in 2020.
“Engaged journalism” is taking us back to the “public journalism” debates of the 1990s
Plus new research into algorithmic polarization, computational news discovery, gender differences in political news, and more.
Why The New York Times considers books — like podcasts and TV — ripe for expansion
“Reporters leave a ton in their notebooks. The book form really gives us a chance to expand the journalism.”