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Q&A: Star Touch lead Jon Filson explains how the app has changed the newsroom - JSource

Tablet gives journalists incredible freedom, says Filson, but they have to figure out the best way to tell stories each …

Journalism

What I learned from being part of a media startup failure

Circa, a mobile news app where I was the chief content officer for three years, shut down in June. I joined Circa after leaving Spot.Us, a non-profit I ran for four years that was acquired by American Public Media; the Spot.Us project was left to linger on the vine and eventually die. One of the …

News Industry

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12 crucial Tumblr tricks you probably don’t know

Compared to the other big social media platforms, Tumblr can best be described as “idiosyncratic.” While the basics are intuitive and easy to …

Social Media

Vonnegut's The Shapes of Stories: All Stories Ever Told Can Be Described in These 8 Simple Graphs

In 1947, Kurt Vonnegut, then an anthropology student at the University of Chicago, wanted to write a master's thesis about how basically how every …

Win Butler: A Q&A with Arcade FIre's frontman

An interview with Maclean’s ahead of the new album<p><b>Arcade Fire’s Reflektor was named top album of the year on Sunday night at the Junos. Last fall,</b> …

My Life As a Young Thug

We were beefing with these guys called the Puma Boys. It was 1976, and I lived in Brownsville, Brooklyn, and these guys were from my neighborhood. At …

Red Sea