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A New New Republic

There’s a lot to like about The New Republic‘s redesign — it’s a bold, contemporary effort for a magazine that’s almost 100 years old. The Times has a look at what they’re doing to take on some their bigger challenges like circulation and, well, relevance.

Written by on January 28, 2013 | Filed Under: Links, Media Outsider

29th Street Publishing and the Next Wave of Digital Publishing

It’s been quite a week for online publishing. Craig Mod published a great, thinky piece on the state of digital publishing today, setting what is sure to be a baseline for anyone thinking of starting an online magazine (that baseline, Mod argues, very much resembles Marco Arment’s The Magazine). Which …

Written by on December 5, 2012 | Filed Under: Featured, Media Outsider | 2 Comments

The Guardian launches a new responsive mobile site

It’s an interesting approach: instead of going “full responsive”, they’ve opted for a responsive mobile site (with some server-side detection help) for smartphones and tablets up to seven inches. It looks great on a phone, it’s a bit more problematic on tablets. For one, detecting the difference between an iPad …

Written by on November 26, 2012 | Filed Under: Links, Media Outsider

Winning the Election (Coverage)

New York Times' election results map

With over a year of electioneering and politicking finally behind us and most everyone either finally getting over their collective schadenfreude or misery with the outcome, it’s time to ask the hard question: who covered it best. For the national media, presidential elections are that incredible combination of high stakes, …

Written by on November 12, 2012 | Filed Under: Media Outsider | 1 Comment

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