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Buzzfeed and Gawker Save the News Industry

Lately, it has been highly debated whether or not Buzzfeed and Gawker are helping or hurting news outlets. I argue that not only do they offer legitimate news stories, but they are saving the news industry. 645 more words


Snapchat Discover One Year Later: How 23 Media Companies Are Building Stories For Evan Spiegel

Smart phone apps and social media sites have found creative new ways to spread news in the past couple years. This article discusses the growth of Snapchat’s “Discover” feature, since its launch in January 2015. 113 more words

News Critiques

Where the News and Readers Meet

In this article, Jeff Jarvis talks about how the delivery of news to readers has completely changed with the use of social media and content-sharing sites. 255 more words

News Critiques

You Gotta Pick Your Shots

Newspapers, we all know, failed to exploit the great original promise of digital advertising. So when the 2015 numbers are finally in, you can expect last year to have been the worst ever in their great decline – by all accounts advertising is down sharply across the board. 2,001 more words

Digital Innovation

Reach and Engagement

At a recent meeting of the Institute for Non-Profit News – for my sins, I now sit on INN’s board – we learned an interesting statistic: About half the organization’s members have a strategy to drive readers to their own sites/destinations, and the other half count on distributing their content via other platforms. 654 more words

Future Of News

Gaming the Elections

Just a quick plug for Reuter’s new White House Run app, a news game that lets players create a virtual candidate and see how their positions on key issues match those of the public’s. 339 more words

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The Future of Automation

Belatedly – very belatedly – I just wanted to point out Andreas Graefe’s Guide to Automated Journalism, a report published a month ago for Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism. 832 more words

Future Of News