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The world's biggest YouTube stars are seeing a massive slowdown

• <b>YouTube personalities like PewDiePie and Zoella are seeing a massive slowdown in subscriber growth and views, according to social stats analysed by Business Insider.</b>• <b><br>YouTube stars have seen years of growth as vlogging has exploded, but it looks as though the golden days are over and the most</b> …

Tour de France bikes: Mark Cavendish's Cervelo S5

Here it is: the bike that could take more victories than any other at the 2016 Tour de France, team Dimension Data sprinter Mark Cavendish‘s Cervélo …

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The Best $100 Kit We've Ever Tried

It’s hard to find a nice pair of cycling shorts or a jersey for less than $100. It’s even more rare to find affordable women’s designs. But Performance has created a jersey and shorts that fit women properly and cost less than $100 <i>total</i>. And while some cheaper shorts and jerseys tend to wear out …

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All in an update: Inside app aims to be the perfect mobile newspaper

The market for news reading on your smartphone is getting crowded. There are excellent, immersive, highly customizable apps like Flipboard and Feedly, more curated options like Yahoo News Digest, Circa, and Slashdot founder CmdrTaco’s Trove — and that’s not even mentioning the full-on firehose of …

How the BBC and Guardian are innovating on Instagram

<b>Credit: By Das Fotoimaginarium on Flickr. Some rights reserved.</b><p>With its community said to be sharing 55 million photos on average each day, Instagram …

Google is pushing a new content-recommendation system for publishers

Next month, Google plans on introducing a new content-recommendation system for publishers’ websites, VentureBeat has learned.<p>The search and advertising giant is pitching content companies on joining a beta of the service, according to an email from a Google sales representative obtained by …

Immersive storytelling: What The Times has learnt from interactive features

The Times and Sunday Times’s experiments in ‘immersive’ storytelling could help the publisher make improvements to its main editorial content …

Interviewing the algorithm: How reporting and reverse engineering could build a beat to understand the code that influences us

Nick Diakopoulos explains why journalists needs to start thinking more critically about algorithms that govern an increasingly large share of our lives.<p>Often, when there’s talk about algorithms and journalism, the focus is on how to use algorithms to help publishers share content better and make …

Ev Williams: Medium Will Launch an iOS App Next Week

Ev Williams is ready to bring his blogging platform, Medium, to your smartphone.<p>Medium's cofounder and CEO announced that an iOS app is set to hit …

No One's Looking at Your Native Ads, Either

Uh oh.<p>Advertisers love the idea of “native ads” — marketing messages that sort of look like “real” content — because they think that Web surfers who ignore other ads will pay attention to the new format.*<p>This sounds interesting in theory, but less convincing when you actually look at the stuff …

Social, Search and Direct

How someone gets to a news organization’s website says a lot about the level of engagement and loyalty he or she displays toward the site and its …

Why The Verge Declines To Share Detailed Metrics With Reporters

<i>Editor’s Note: This is the second post in a series examining the influence of analytics on how news is produced.</i><p>When journalist Russell Brandom first …

We are drowning in data about readers and attention, but which metrics really matter? You won’t like the answer

Thanks to the web and real-time measurement tools, the media industry has gone from having virtually no hard data on readers and attention to an …

NYT Now, out today, mixes lots of good mobile-centric ideas with moments of caution

The new product from The New York Times is the most interesting app produced by a traditional American news outlet in years. But can it differentiate itself from the Times’ main app — and find a paying audience?<p>If you’ve got an iPhone or an iPod touch, NYT Now is out now and a free download. The …

Building an analytics culture in a newsroom: How NPR is trying to expand its digital thinking

A small team at NPR was given six weeks of development resources to build an analytics dashboard.<p>Being a digital staffer at a traditional news organization means doing digital work, sure — but it often also means serving as an evangelist for the web. That can take a mixture of convincing, cajoling, …

The newsonomics of Quartz, 19 months in

The mobile-first, obsessions-driven business news site from Atlantic Media has a lot of new competition — but it also has some opportunities for growth.<p>Quartz, at the tender age of 19 months, can hardly be considered a father to Vox, FiveThirtyEight, and The Upshot. Clearly, though, it’s a major …

How the L.A. Times is redesigning for the mobile Web

Newspapers lag far behind in the share of time spent on mobile devices. That’s a reality the Los Angeles Times is hoping to counter when it …

Breaking News App Gets Proximity Alerts

NBC’s Breaking News service has been, well, breaking news via the Web and mobile apps for a while already. But with the latest update for iOS, location is now very much part of the picture.<p>Indeed, you can now set proximity alerts, which are basically localized push notifications based on where you …

This: Why Atlantic Media is funding a social platform for sharing links, one at a time

Andrew Golis wanted to build a network for sharing stories that would provide relief from our contemporary content cascade.<p>By now, you might have heard that Atlantic Media’s Andrew Golis is incubating a small social network inside the company. Golis came to Atlantic Media as …

When algorithms rule our news, should we be worried or relieved?

The killing of an unarmed teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, led to an explosion of protest, both on- and offline. On the streets, campaigners were corralled by police into “first amendment areas”, while on the internet, a similar divide grew up in a more organic manner.<p>Not long after the first …

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Breaking news is messy business. Making sense of eyewitness accounts and verifying their origins under immense time pressure requires talent, focus, …

Designer or journalist: Who shapes the news you read in your favorite apps?

A new study looks at how engineers and designers from companies like Storify, Zite, and Google News see their work as similar — and different — from traditional journalism.<p>What are the ethics of platform design? One of the reasons that Facebook study on user emotions was so controversial is that it …

A mixed bag on apps: What The New York Times learned with NYT Opinion and NYT Now

The two apps were part of the paper’s plan to increase digital subscribers through smaller, targeted offerings. Now, with staff cutbacks on the way, one app is being shuttered and the other is being adjusted.<p>The New York Times’ announcement today that it was cutting 100 positions in its newsroom …