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Don't Look Now: The Digital Ad Economy Is Heading For a Correction

It's been "the year of mobile" since 2008. But you could make a pretty good case for 2014. After all, by the end of 2013, more people spent more time …

Mobile Devices

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 …

Bloomberg Media Makes First Moves Toward New Digital Products

Justin Smith has taken the first major steps in his revamp of Bloomberg Media with the hiring of former AOL Live president Nathan Richardson and …

Slate gets into the membership business with Slate Plus » Nieman Journalism Lab

A Slate Plus membership will give readers special access to the site’s editors and writers, as well as members-only discussions with Emily Yoffe, Slate’s Dear Prudence advice columnist. Members will also be invited to give advice on which politicians or entertainers they would like to see …

SXSWi Day 3: Journalism <i>Can</i> Make For Great Business, Says <i>The Atlantic</i>'s Scott Havens

The “future of journalism” topic has almost become trite in journalism circles, but for <i>The Atlantic</i>‘s President M. <b>Scott Havens</b>, thoughtful …

NYT Now is a mobile news platform with a dedicated staff curating stories

SXSW is a veritable playground for journalists, with panels catering to media professionals and -- most importantly -- no shortage of free food. We're not surprised, then, that <i>The New York Times</i> chose Austin as the venue for an announcement this week. Perhaps "tease" is more apt than announcement, …

What will digital life look like in a decade? Some predictions, from the optimistic to mind control

From augmented reality to cat videos, big thinkers weigh in on where the Internet is after 25 years, and where it will be in 10 more.<p>Tomorrow marks the 25th anniversary of Tim Berners-Lee’s initial proposal for what would become the World Wide Web. Think about how different media and technology …

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 …

What’s New in Digital and Social Media Research: What happens when robot journalists produce stories that are “good enough”

Guessing the location of tweets without geolocation, tracking who’ll pay for online news, and the conditions that encourage learning on Facebook: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.<p><b>Editor’s note</b>: There’s a lot of interesting academic research going on in digital …