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Location, Location, Location

Nieman Labs had an interesting piece yesterday about this NYT Upshot story on the best and worst places to grow up in America.

It’s not that the story itself was great – although it wasn’t bad, and in any case was technically a companion piece to this much more traditional NYT… 659 more words

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The challenge of managing agents of change. Or, Justine should know

Over on Quora, the world’s best search engine, this question was asked this month: How can I be as great as Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Richard Branson? 1,293 more words

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News On Demand

What is it about Uber? Oh, sure, it provides efficient, frictionless, safe personal transport on demand.  But weren’t you just as happy standing in the rain trying to hail the limited number of cabs on the street? 785 more words

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The Quantum Theory of Mass Media (II). Content: a shift from chunks to a flow

The internet has shifted the news from a portioned to a streamed mode of consumption. A news feed in social media is an example of such an information stream. 628 more words

Media Ecology

The Quantum Theory of Mass Media (I). What is the unit of media consumption?

Now, what is a quantum of mass media content?

The length of any piece of content gets shorter and shorter as the formats for delivering the content get cropped to satisfy the consumers’ ever-shrinking attention spans. 989 more words

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Facebook wants to be a World Wide Paperboy

Will a packaged internet platform defeat the open web?

This could either save or bring down the global media industry. The New York Times reports… 1,258 more words

Digital Environment

"The Only Newspaper In The World That Gives A Damn About Yerington" or, The End of Local Media

Local news has always been a weak differentiator. And once the Internet blew up the local newspaper monopoly, it was never powerful enough to sustain a high-margin media business. 1,148 more words

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