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A new generation of companies is seeking to inject themselves where the money gets made — in the space between customers and the products they want.
The Times doesn’t want to be “so serious all the time that you end up being just a dreadful bore at the dinner party, you know? Nobody wants that, either. We want to be entertaining as well, we want to have some fun. It doesn’t have to all be heavy and brooding.”
“People have grown a little skeptical of companies that don’t seem to have a business model and you wonder when they’re going to do something.” Justin Ellis
Content produced by news companies is increasingly being sent down new paths — from the new advertorial to repurposing old archives.
The founder of paidContent wants to grow his new travel venture Skift through curation and data products. Justin Ellis
There’s too much news for anyone to consume. Three key words should determine who gets served what: Interest, effects, and agency.
The Guardian’s U.S. site enlists readers in an ongoing effort to help aggregate news and analysis for top stories. Justin Ellis
Algorithms can help, but more fundamentally, we need to figure out what we want a diverse pool of information to look like.
Plus: Debates over the role of print and paywalls in newspapers’ future, the value of curation, and the rest of the week’s news in media and tech.
In the start of a regular column for Nieman Lab, Jonathan Stray argues that a too-narrow definition of the work of journalism limits the field’s potential.