Can local news compete online?

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An associate professor of economics at Hunter College asks what the benefit is for local news websites when their content is included in aggregators.

Storytelling with a global audience in mind

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Our vice president for U.S. news discusses how the coverage and the promotion of news can change when thinking of international viewership.

The unknowns of mobile advertising

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​A Columbia University business professor says that media organizations are uncomfortable with new advertising technologies because they don’t know what the return on investment will be. But with audiences increasingly on mobile, there’s a huge need to figure it out.​

Documentaries are back

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With so many entertainment options, audiences are looking for compelling factual content with an emotional connection. Read how to make your documentaries stand out with these tips from our director of digital media and entertainment.

Paywalls are not the answer for every media organization

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An assistant professor at the Wharton School says paywalls may not be a viable strategy for every newspaper, and questions the survival of media organizations that cannot find alternative revenue sources.

La “transformación digital” en América Latina

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“Al igual que en los EE.UU., la transformación digital ha impactado a todos – las cadenas de TV y radio necesitan más texto y fotos de lo que necesitaban unos años atrás, mientras que los periódicos necesitan más vídeo que nunca,” dice nuestro gerente general para América Latina y el Mercado Hispano.

Uma “transformação digital” na América Latina

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“Assim como nos EUA, a transformação digital trouxe todos para o mesmo campo de jogo - hoje as emissoras precisam de mais textos e fotos do que alguns anos atrás, enquanto os jornais precisam de mais vídeos do que nunca,” diz o gerente geral da América Latina e Mercados Latinos.

Experimenting with live video output to meet customer demand

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“Unquestionably, our customers are wanting and expecting us to produce more live video,” says our head of international video news. “But this isn’t just about volume, they’ve also told us they want greater choice of live in terms of the type of stories we offer them.”

A “digital transformation” in Latin America

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“Just like in the U.S., the digital transformation has brought everyone onto the same playing field – broadcasters need more text and photos than they did a handful of years ago, while newspapers need more video than ever before,” says our general manager of Latin American and Spanish media markets.

A field guide for understanding automated journalism

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A fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University researched the growth of automation in journalism and produced a guide discussing key questions and potential implications of its adoption by media companies.

What do changing demographics mean for news consumption?

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An AP director says media organizations need to take note of the growing diversity in the communities they serve.

A generational shift in media audiences and organizations

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An AP senior executive discusses how a change in audiences consuming media requires a shift in mindset for organizations in the industry.

How news can help data scientists predict the future

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As access to data science and analytics becomes more affordable, companies large and small are jumping in. Our New England director of regional media explains how news can enhance data outcomes.

When journalism meets Silicon Valley

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We talked with executives from media and technology companies to explain the developing relationship between the two industries, which was also a source of discussion at a recent conference at Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism.

Slow news in a complex world

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News Xchange 2015 kicked off in Berlin this morning. The first keynote, entitled “Slow is the New Fast,” looked at one of the roles of journalism in a world where everyone has the tools to be an expert. Given by Jean Philip De Tender of the European Broadcasting Union, the talk raised a number of timely points.

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