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January 23, 2013
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  • How the Web is influencing the paper edition of the NYT
    Beginning with Tuesday's "Science Times" section, The New York Times is unveiling a redesign day by day this week. The changes reflect the paper's online innovations, featuring Web native content and other design aspects with their roots in news websites. The new look, the first overhaul since the 1970s, is intended to retain the look of the Times and "not meant to shake anybody up," said design director Tom Bodkin. Nieman Journalism Lab (1/22) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • GlobalPost will provide content to Digital First Media under deal
    Digital First Media is gaining access to content generated by the more than 50 journalists worldwide who are part of GlobalPost under a new partnership. "GlobalPost's vast network of in-country journalists provide perspective that makes the world’s news local and they provide the context so readers understand the impact on all areas of our lives," said Jim Brady, Digital First Media editor in chief. (1/22) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • App under development to sort real imagery from fake
    When photo images and video flood the Internet in the wake of a story, it's difficult to tell whether any are real or faked. Now an application is being developed in an effort led by the human rights organization Witness that should help news organizations authenticate such material, by looking at location and other data. Nieman Journalism Lab (1/22) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • 3 big challenges for RTB ad buyers
    Real-time bidding is replacing cost-per-thousand pricing as online ad businesses' dominant purchasing model -- but realizing RTB's full potential could prove tricky, writes Konrad Feldman. The biggest hurdle will be for marketers and publishers to overcome the adversarial CPM model and find more collaborative ways of doing business. "With an open focus on value, buyers can evolve from haggling over costs to working collaboratively with media partners to find the strategic value and ROI they are both committed to delivering," Feldman writes. Advertising Age (tiered subscription model) (1/22) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Weighing responsive design against the power of apps
    Responsive design, the technology that automatically adjusts Web pages to fit any size screen, is regarded by some as a major advance for Web design -- and may even be replacement for applications, experts say. But others note that apps still have advantages, including the simple one of providing quick access to content without typing in a URL. "If you're not on responsive Web within the next 12 months, then you've got a major problem," as Digital First Media's Allen Klosowski put it. (1/22) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  API News and Events 
  • Are you ready to grow your mobile business?
    Learn how to develop technologies, engage audiences and market products for devices and apps at Mobilizing Digital Products on Feb. 22 at The Denver Post. Digital First Media’s Allen Klosowski and The Boston Globe’s Jeff Moriarty and Damon Kiesow lead an intensive, hands-on workshop to explore solutions for organizations of all sizes. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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