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“We want to make audiences that normally may have a stereotype about what the BBC is — we want to show them that the BBC is up to speed with the modern times.”
The purchase of U-T San Diego by Tribune Publishing — owners of the Los Angeles Times up the road — is a sign of the kind of newspaper consolidation publishers are being pushed toward.
The app is letting NPR capture better data than ever on how people listen to audio: “What I want to give people is not just the thing they will tolerate enough that they won’t skip it — but the thing they love.”
The New York Times story changes its text depending on where you’re reading it: “It’s a fine line between a smarter default and being creepy.”
Since moving to South Korea in March, Elise Hu has been using Tumblr to document everything from the serious to the silly — and expand her voice beyond the NPR airwaves.
In this excerpt from his new book, Alfred Hermida explores the connection between moral violation and Facebook likes.
Its core ideas have always been compelling, but Circa has been unable to find an audience large enough to attract new investment.