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What Sets Vox’s Content Management System Above The Rest?

A New York Times article about Ezra Klein’s decision to leave his high-profile position at The Washington Post to start his own website got me thinking about the future of content distribution in media. In the article Klein said he feels that the conventions of newspaper print journalism — with its commitment to incremental daily coverage — were reflected… Continue reading What Sets Vox’s Content Management System Above The Rest?

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The Boston Globe has Built a Creative App to Keep Voters Updated

Lauren Hazard Owen of the Neiman Lab pointed out that the Boston Globe released a new app that constantly updated the results of the Iowa caucus. With an audience craving constant updates, the app was ingenuously designed to refresh every 15 seconds, updating both the GOP and democratic sides of the race. The constantly updated results… Continue reading The Boston Globe has Built a Creative App to Keep Voters Updated

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Podcasts Continue Trend of Steady Growth

With popular streaming services such as Spotify and Google Play getting into the podcast business, it appears that the form of audio media is as popular as ever. While it has not been formally announced, a deleted Bill Simmons tweet indicated that  Google play’s service will soon launch,  carrying his popular “BSPN” podcast. This is exciting… Continue reading Podcasts Continue Trend of Steady Growth

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With Virtual Reality Gaining Steam, News Outlets Must Adapt

In a recent Fast Company article, “The Biggest Challenges Facing the News Industry in 2016,” several expert journalists voiced their opinions on the future of the news industry. To me, the most interesting opinion based on putting increased effort into virtual reality, came from USC Journalism professor Robert Hernandez. Hernandez caught me off-guard stating, “In… Continue reading With Virtual Reality Gaining Steam, News Outlets Must Adapt