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Johan van Hulst, Who Helped Save 600 Children From the Nazis, Dies at 107

In the spring and summer of 1943 in Amsterdam, Johan van Hulst was at the center of a daring scheme to save Jewish children from being sent to a concentration camp.<p>The children — from infants to 12-year-olds — had been taken from their parents at a deportation center and brought by nursery workers …

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Russia

The Hidden Drama of Speedskating

Near-identical athletes taking lap after lap around a frozen oval is not much of a spectacle. But there is real beauty in the sport’s cold, hard numbers.

Speed Skating

Ghana's Skeleton Hero

Akwasi Frimpong’s improbable journey to Olympic sledding—from a country without ice.<p>Editor’s Note: Read all of The Atlantic’s Winter Olympics coverage.<p>ACcra, GHANA—Robert Annak was working the overnight shift at a power plant in Takoradi, a city in western Ghana, last Friday, when he took a break …

Bobsled

Hey Google, Alexa, and Siri: Publishers want a fair shot at voice-activated devices

A December 2017 survey by the Pew Research Center found that 46% of Americans use digital voice assistants, and the trend is going up. A recent study …

Ontwerper maakt metrokaart van Nederlandse snelwegen

Het wegennet in Nederland is niet bepaald eenvoudig uit te tekenen. En in ons landje liggen ook behoorlijk wat wegen, terwijl we helemaal niet zoveel …

How to Survive the Media Apocalypse

Pivot to readers.<p><i>Updated on November 30</i><p>Agony is the natural state of the news industry. Newspaper sales per capita peaked before color television was a thing, and magazines have been in decline since the Clinton administration. When it comes to the finances of the Fourth Estate, bad news is, …

Digital Advertising

De veelbesproken ideeën van Katharine Viner, hoofdredacteur van The Guardian

Katharine Viner werd in juni 2015 hoofdredacteur van The Guardian. Ze was toen al redelijk bekend, onder andere dankzij ‘The rise of the reader’, een …

Netherlands fishmongers accuse herring-tasters of erring

HERRING (genus <i>Clupea</i>, with four species found in the Baltic and North Seas) have been vital to northern Europe’s economy since the Middle Ages, when …

Report: For local newspapers to survive, they need to stop telling everyone they're dying

A new study from the Tow Center for Digital Journalism looks in-depth at small newspapers, what's working, what's not and what needs to change.

Journalism

New York Times' Good Quarter Shows Its Separation From Newspaper Pack

Roll those digital presses. With its third straight better-than-the-economy-growth-rate quarter, New York Times Co. (NYT) can almost mark 2017 as its …

Investing

The Giant Of Rotterdam

A statue of the second-tallest Dutchman in history.<p>Rigardus Rijnhout required about five times as much food as most men. His poor family struggled to …

13 things I learned from six years at the Guardian

… in which I went from SEO subeditor to executive editor for audience, via Sydney and New York.<p>I started at the Guardian in 2011 as an SEO subeditor, …

Journalism

Google Tells Publishers, ‘We Come in Peace’

Web giant rolls out new tools mean to help sites increase revenue from their content<p>By<p>Jack Marshall<p>Jack Marshall<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@JackMarshall<p>Google+<p>jack.marshall@wsj.com<p>Google convened a gathering of publishers in Chicago on Tuesday and had a straightforward message: “We come in …

AdTech

How the Netherlands Feeds the World

In a potato field near the Netherlands’ border with Belgium, Dutch farmer Jacob van den Borne is seated in the cabin of an immense harvester before an instrument panel worthy of the starship <i>Enterprise.</i><p>From his perch 10 feet above the ground, he’s monitoring two drones—a driverless tractor roaming …

Inside De Correspondent newsroom: how to create a successful subscription-based media — Áccent

<b>Anna Savina</b><p><b>Konstantin Guz</b><p>This is the next in Accent’s series of posts that explore how online publications around the world work. Every week, we find …

Digital Marketing

The Economist is using Medium to give readers an inside look at its reporting and production

Is The Economist left- or right-wing? Why are The Economist’s writers anonymous? Why does The Economist call itself a newspaper?<p>Readers have a lot of questions about the 173-year-old magazine — ahem, newspaper — and The Economist is using Medium to help answer them. In December, the magazine’s …

West Africa

How Brian Clark Built His Copyblogger Empire by Obsessing Over His Audience

Copyblogger is the most influential content marketing blog in the world. Its parent company, Rainmaker Digital, serves more than 200,000 unique customers across its three brands and earns in excess of $12 million in annual revenue. But like all businesses, it started small.<p>When Brian Clark launched …

Marketing

Cookies op Trouw

Trouw.nl gebruikt cookies en vergelijkbare technologieën ("cookies") onder andere om u een optimale gebruikerservaring te bieden.<p>Ook kunnen we …

Why Running May Be Good for Your Back

People who regularly run or walk briskly appear to have healthier discs in their spines than people who do not exercise, according to one of the first studies to closely examine links between movement and disc health.<p>The findings refute a widely held belief that activities like running might …

Research
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The long tail: half a million new titles that sell less than 10 copies. https://t.co/CEBACWbnjn

Book sales by genre: splintered. https://t.co/zeGGGR6zpN

NRC proves caring for media audience improves business

As a commercial director at a news organisation, I have hunted for new customers for ages. It eventually turned into a bloodbath with ever-increasing …

An Hour of Running May Add 7 Hours to Your Life

Running may be the single most effective exercise to increase life expectancy, according to a new review and analysis of past research about exercise and premature death. The new study found that, compared to nonrunners, runners tended to live about three additional years, even if they run slowly …

Biomedicine

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