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Plus: Ideas for innovation in student journalism, Vox Media starts to scale up, and the rest of the week’s media news.
The director of the MIT Media Lab compares the worlds of media and tech, and says “When you’re sinking, you have two ways to go: You can bet the house on something, go all in, or you can try to become smaller and smaller until you disappear.”
When to trust a theory over hard data, why companies that try to do too much get picked apart by competitors, and why sometimes industries have to learn the same lessons over and over.
What does an ideal front page look like, can social media usage predict political involvement, and how is user-generated content coming into newsrooms: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
Plus: Ideas for innovation in j-schools, Newsweek’s “Muslim Rage” backlash, and the rest of the week’s news in media and tech.
Plus: Two new studies on digital news consumption, the news outsourcing debate, and the rest of the week’s media and tech talk.
Two journalism professors who’ve been studying culture change in newsrooms say newspaper leaders shouldn’t pass the buck to their staffs. Jonathan Groves and Carrie Brown-Smith
The man who headed up the FCC’s National Broadband Plan talks with us about the role Internet access plays in information sharing and innovation Justin Ellis
The first round of the new challenge is open and the (short) applications call for creativity and conciseness. Justin Ellis
The Knight News Challenge may be shifting gears, but it’s still an important window into where news innovation is taking us.