One of the most important lessons I learned as Vice’s chief technology officer was that while the operational needs of the company might feel unique, fundamentally those needs were no different from any other media company. Put another way, while our content was different from other media companies, our business processes and systems didn’t need…
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The Boston Globe launched a new section of Globe.com dedicated to covering the politics, business, use, and impact of cannabis
On the surface, a new letter from the White House in l’affaire Jim Acosta appears to be a belly flop.
Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 186, published November 20, 2018. Tracking ICYMI: Jacob Weisberg and Malcolm Gladwell’s new audio venture, Pushkin Industries, stepped into the open last week, and the company also announced a new chief marketing officer: Heather Fain, a book publishing veteran. Here’s an interesting personnel move:…
Four topics are universally associated with higher levels of life satisfaction: a person’s good health, romantic partner, friends and career.
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We asked thousands of Americans where they find meaning in life. Their responses were rich, thoughtful and varied, and we have selected 100 to share with you in no particular order.
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Family is the most common source of meaning in America, but economic, religious and political divides shape where people find meaning in other aspects of life.
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In a week when you might be discussing turkey preferences (free-range heirloom vs. supermarket Butterball), this new Data & Society paper feels appropriate: Robyn Caplan takes a look at approaches to content moderation, examining how 10 different platforms — from Facebook to Vimeo — handle a flow of user content. Caplan breaks the policies into…
Fresh useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalism OFF THE TOP You might have heard: In 2017, U.S. sets new record for censoring, withholding government files (AP) But did you know: The sorry state of FOIA — ‘a wheezing, arthritic artifact of more optimistic times’ (Reason) When the Freedom of Information Act was […]