Newsonomics: The New York Times Ends 2016 With A Bang, And A Whimper

By any standard, 2016 goes into the history books as one of the most notable at the 166-year-old New York Times. The election year energized both the Times’ journalism and its relationship with its paying customers, as more than 275,000 new subscribers flocked in to pay for subscriptions after ...

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What Are They Thinking: Kinsey Wilson’s Meteoric Rise at NYT

In a move both opportunistic and commonsensical, The New York Times finally filled its top digital job Monday. Kinsey Wilson becomes the Times’ first executive vice president for product and technology, charged with the huge task of rethinking The New York Times—as a product. Curiously, Wilson ...

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The Newsonomics of The New York Times’ Innovators’ Dilemmas

Follow Newsonomics on Twitter @kdoctor   First published at Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab   When the smoke has finally cleared from the Jill Abramson firing, we’ll be left with one big question: What will The New York Times’ digital future look like under new executive editor ...

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The Newsonomics of NYT Now’s “Collective Intelligence”

Follow Newsonomics on Twitter @kdoctor   First published at Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab It’s an ambitious launch. Within it, we can hear many of the digital news buzzwords of the moment: mobile first, curation, paywall, native ads, voice. NYT Now debuts on April 2, side-stepping ...

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