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Why <i>The New York Times</i> apps look different

“The battle will be won on the smartphone,” <i>New York Times</i> CEO Mark Thompson said at a tech conference last February.<p>The paper’s readers have …

Making video a priority at USA Today

With nearly 87 percent of Americans watching online video these days, it's a statistic that has hit home to the iconic national daily USA Today.Read …

Jumping In bed with Facebook: Smart or desperate?

by Frederic Filloux Update on May 13 : 9 publishers joining Facebook Instant Articles program. [Our April 6 article] Several major news organizations …

San Francisco Chronicle's Mission Project

How media companies should be thinking about the Apple Watch

In case you’ve been in suspended animation, Apple finally announced the details of its new wearable computer — known simply as the Apple Watch — at a …

Can Tony Haile save journalism by changing the metric?

<b>The company that wants</b> to deliver journalism from a decade of digital bloodletting is perched like a physical metaphor in an office six stories above …

Newsonomics: Tribune Publishing is busy playing catch-up

The owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and other out-of-fashion metro dailies has plenty of good ideas — but they’re still playing from behind.<p>Throughout this morning’s earnings call, the thought reoccurred: Jack Griffin’s new Tribune Publishing Company is playing catch-up. Then, …

Local News in a Digital Age

Whether in a tech-savvy metropolis or a city where the town square is still the communication hub, local news matters deeply to the lives of …

Journalism

Why BuzzFeed is the Most Important News Organization in the World

Like a great many such things, some of journalism’s most precious ideals were the happy result of geography and economics. That is, in any given …

Journalism

Jeff Bezos Takes Washington Post into Digital Future

A spirit of enthusiasm has infused the office of the once troubled Washington Post following its purchase in August by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. He …