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“Experiments eventually need to sustain themselves and in this case, despite every effort, we just weren’t able to get there,” said Nick Ascheim of NBC News, which owns Breaking News.
“When we find stories in the early stages very quickly, it expedites coverage in other newsrooms as well.”
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.”
In the quest for smarter news notifications, NBC News Digital’s Breaking News app will now send alerts specific to where readers — and their phones — are located. Justin Ellis
Guessing the location of tweets without geolocation, tracking who’ll pay for online news, and the conditions that encourage learning on Facebook: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
Missed mobile opportunities, measuring Craigslist’s impact, and bringing an open source philosophy to journalism : all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
Twitter as a public diary, flipping pages vs. clicking links, and when bots do interviews: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
Journalists, brands and other companies can now tap into the localized community messaging service. Justin Ellis
April 14, 2011
January 24, 2011