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Outside the Industry: Radio
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Outside the Industry: Radio

Today, as the internet, smart phones, and the “podcast renaissance” flood our nation, many believe radios are going out of style ... Read More
The spectrum of SMS
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The spectrum of SMS

Many news outlets are experimenting with SMS reporting — gathering news via text message or even texting their readers directly so that news will live ... Read More
Robot Reporters: Inside Automated Reporting
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Robot Reporters: Inside Automated Reporting

In an era when computers can fly planes, drive cars, and heat homes, why can’t they write the news? ... Read More
Journalists Use BillCam to Interact with Democracy
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Journalists Use BillCam to Interact with Democracy

There are 132 democracies in the world. And none of them have easily searchable, usable legislative databases. For author and journalist Naomi Wolf, this was ... Read More
Security Breach
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Security Breach

In March, Swedish newspapers’ websites went black, victim of a cyberattack. Head of Swedish Media Publishers’ Association Jeanette Gustafsdotter called it a threat to democracy ... Read More
Dronalism
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Dronalism

Exploring the Use of Drones in Journalism By Allen Etzler, Contributer to the News Media Alliance As floods ravaged Louisiana and claimed the lives of more ... Read More
A Snapshot of News: Publishers + Snapchat
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A Snapshot of News: Publishers + Snapchat

When Snapchat launched its Discover platform in January 2015, it was a move to become an official destination for news instead of just vanishing photo ... Read More
Redefining Reality
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Redefining Reality

A New Frontier For Storytelling I stand on the edge of a cliff, awaiting inevitable free fall. I walk on the Moon. I dance among ... Read More
Alexa, Find Me New Audiences
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Alexa, Find Me New Audiences

Since Amazon released its voice-controlled, wireless speaker device Amazon Echo in 2014, users have been able to access a number of “skills” or services, such ... Read More
The Cost of Faster Load Times
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The Cost of Faster Load Times

Gut Check: One Year In, How is Platform Distribution Working for Publishers? Publishers have fewer than 10 seconds to hook a reader, so we cannot ... Read More
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