Why do the homepages of so many news sites look the same? Former National Public Radio digital editor Melody Kramer came up with more than 60 different ways to rethink the homepage
New-media companies like BuzzFeed, Gawker, VICE Media and Tumblr are all expanding rapidly both in New York itself and around the world — almost all are moving into new buldings or taking over more of the ones they are in
Most traditional media outlets are used to thinking of journalism or news as something they create and then distribute to a waiting audience — but seeing it as a product or service instead can change the way you think about your job in some fundamental ways
Quartz, the business-news site from Atlantic Media, is experimenting with a new way of navigating the news that is powered by blog pioneer Dave Winer’s outlining software called Fargo, which allows readers to expand and collapse individual points
The Atlantic’s sister publication, Quartz (QZ) yesterday published a provocative piece under the headline — 2013 was a lost year for tech. It was a good way to boost attention, but it also highlights a trend of looking at technology from a narrow lens of consumer-tech.
Quartz, the business site that is part of Atlantic Media, is giving readers the ability to add “annotations” to specific parts of a story in an attempt to reinvent the way that comments work online.
Quartz’s report on Tinder’s security flaw found that it actually lasted much longer than the company reported to users and the media.
NYU journalism professor Jay Rosen says that many of the cultural barriers to doing “networked journalism” have been lowered, and he is trying to help media outlets develop smart tools and ways of making use of crowdsourcing.
The Atlantic launched Quartz today, one of a growing number of digital publications targeted at elite business readers. The new publication is available for free — a move that could disrupt the handful of business publications that have succeeded with high price digital subscriptions.
When’s the last time you played with Photo Booth? I’m guessing you and your friends had some raucous laughs with it when you first got your Mac, and then haven’t done much with it since. Well I’m here to suggest you bring it out of mothballs and check out a few things that you may not have known before. (Oh, and if you have kids, let them at it and it’ll keep them busy for hours!)
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