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“When I was a beat reporter, I used to look at national news and say: How can I localize this? I feel like this is the other way around: What’s going on in our community that people can relate to across all platforms?”
“We know a great deal about how to make linear television and we’ve been doing it a very long time, but there is a generation of people who currently don’t have cable subscriptions, and who won’t have cable subscriptions, that are beginning to form different habits around how they consume news.”
“We’re certainly walking before we’re running, but we’re actually sort of jogging before we’re running.”
So why’d the Times make your phone buzz twice Tuesday afternoon? The inspiration was threaded tweets.
“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.
News is one of the device’s core features, and there are two main ways — so far — that outlets have utilized Alexa: The Flash Briefing and skills.
“Proportionally, we hope to do just as well.”
“When we find stories in the early stages very quickly, it expedites coverage in other newsrooms as well.”