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New York Times to add 'new products' for digital subscribers

<b>Credit: Image by Images_of_Money on Flickr. Some rights reserved</b><p>The New York Times is to introduce a group of new digital products aimed at both …

The Graham family's burning issue with the Washington Post

The Washington Post Company is going into the furnace business.<p>Late last week, the company announced the acquisition of Texas-based Forney Corp, a …

The newsonomics of the mobile aggregator roundup

Flipboard, Zite, Pulse, and their peers are giving news companies a second chance at dealing with the rise of aggregators. Will they come out of this round any better than the last?<p>What are we to think when the aggregators start getting aggregated?<p>That’s what’s happening in the <i>mobile</i> aggregation …

How @breakingnews keeps news junkies current in a crisis

General manager Cory Bergman talks about his team's process, the Boston bombings, and the importance of the gut check<p>Lots of people follow @breakingnews on Twitter — the account and the breakingnews.com website and mobile apps have become indispensable resources for news junkies who need to stay …

The end of big (media): When news orgs move from brands to platforms for talent

“What if news organizations confronted the reality that nearly all media will be ‘social media’ a decade hence?…What if news organizations acknowledged this — or even got out in front of it, ahead of the curve this time — and organized themselves as platforms for talent?”<p><b>Editor’s note</b>: On April 23, …

generated content

The Guardian has launched a new digital platform allowing readers to contribute to live news and other content, GuardianWitness.<p>Readers will be able …

Anonymous group launches citizen journalism website

<b>Anonymous, the controversial hacking collective, has a new venture - a website for crowdsourced news.</b><p>Its citizen journalism site Your Anon News takes its name from the group's social media news feeds and aims to collect breaking reports and blogs.<p>The site will include feeds for livestream events …

Social Media

Twitter hires first data editor to find stories in tweets

Simon Rogers will use his expertise to make the data behind tweets digestible to all.<p>Twitter is tapping new hire Simon Rogers, previously a data journalist at the U.K.'s Guardian newspaper, to be its first-ever "data editor," a position created to uncover fascinating stories as told by tweets in …

Journalism

What makes us feel good about our work? | Dan Ariely

Paywalls rise

It's paywall season right now: the Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Telegraph, the Sun -- all have recently announced plans to erect paywalls in an attempt to extract subscription revenues from their most loyal online readers.