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The Times knows its editors’ judgment of what’s important is one of its critical selling points. But in order to surface more than a sliver of its journalism each day, it’s now willing to respond to readers’ interests in a much bigger way.
Cost-cutting by newspaper chains has moved up print deadlines that even the biggest stories can’t make the paper if they happen after 6 p.m. That’s what happened in Nashville this week when Vanderbilt won the College World Series.
Plus: A fake news game that seems to inoculate players against fake news.
“Given the dearth of empirical studies about news audience behavior in the world’s largest democracy, our study provides a benchmark for future comparative research on news consumption across platforms and across countries to build on.”