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Up close and personal? Mobile journalist Twan Spierts on reporting with smartphones | Online Journalism Blog

Dutch journalist Twan Spierts says mobile journalism doesn’t just get the job done more quickly — it can also get you better access. Interview by Jonny Jacobsen. When Dutch journalist Twan Spierts …

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The secret cost of pivoting to video – Columbia Journalism Review

Mic’s website audience is tanking by millions of readers a month—and if it continues, it just may save online journalism. That’s because Mic is another example of the cautionary tale set by publications that pivot to video. The strategy, which came into vogue around May 2016, goes like this, with apologies to a famous South […]

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Are publishers making money on Facebook? “Not really,” a new report finds » Nieman Journalism Lab

For years publishers have held onto the hope that all their investments in Facebook will, at some point, pay dividends when it comes to revenue. But a new report from WAN-IFRA suggests that, for most publishers, that’s still far from the case — and they’re not happy about it.Surveying nearly …

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‘The model can’t hold’: Publishers face content studio growing pains – Digiday

The rise in the number of publisher content studios obscures just how hard the business is, due largely to high costs and intensified competition.

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