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    Archives: November 2012

    Content produced by news companies is increasingly being sent down new paths — from the new advertorial to repurposing old archives.
    The news discovery app is one of several new projects receiving money from Knight Foundation’s Prototype Fund. Justin Ellis
    The newspaper wanted to show the American election through Canadian eyes. Here’s what they learned along the way.
    In print, decades of design language have helped publications draw extra attention of readers. But news web design has mostly been straitjacketed in rigid templates. A few news sites are trying to break out. Kevin Nguyen
    Plus: Lessons from the Petraeus scandal, war on social media between Israel and Hamas, and the rest of the week’s media and tech must-reads.
    Some of the world’s biggest news organizations, once rocks of stability, are showing signs of unstable foundations.
    Kernels of corn spelling out "truth"
    Matt Stempeck’s Gmail extension aims to automatically detect bogus claims and help guide you (or your hysterical relative) back to sanity.
    “This isn’t about competition for us at Tumblr — we just want to tell good stories and get them out to as many people as possible.” Justin Ellis
    When were yuppies supplanted by hipsters in the minds of New York Times reporters? A corpus of Times usage has the answer.
    Plus: Sandy and the power of Instagram’s images, Google News’ showdown with newspapers, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news and commentary.