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Always-streaming reporters, a searchable past, and new internal tools and external products: 5G will have a big impact on news, just as previous-generation networks did.
But only for journalistic purposes — not to target advertising.
“Whenever you have an individual interaction, a lot of the bluster, a lot of the generalizations, a lot of the group identifications fall away,” one participant in Pennsylvania said.
“If the Post is like Amazon, happy to sell individual slices of its vertically integrated whole, the Times is perhaps more like Apple, bringing its ethos and voice to a more diverse array of products.”
In user research, The New York Times found that “following” topics and specific journalists was a top request. So it built “Your Feed.”
“What I’m trying to figure out is, what are the proxies for deeper engagement — what are the proxies for repeated use and habituation in a place like this?…Readers are not going to read 100 Australia stories. So what’s the right mix?”
“We weren’t sure how they would work out initially — the format sounded a little analog to us…As we’ve continued to do them, we noticed momentum building.”
“We like to think of ourselves as the paper of record, but then it’s important that we actually keep those records.”