Business Insider launches sub-Saharan site

Talking Biz News :: Business Insider announced Friday that it will launch a sub-Saharan version of its site in conjunction with Ringier Africa Digital Publishing.

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Subbing hub move sees 78 Trinity Mirror regional newspaper journalists face redundancy

Press Gazette :: Trinity Mirror has announced 78 redundancies across its network of regional newspapers today as it creates new subbing hubs in an extensive restructure of its operations.

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USA Today’s VR show shoots second season to draw brand experiences

Beet.TV :: USA Today is currently in production on a second “season” of its own virtual reality series, as it gears up to offer brands new ways to sell in to the medium.

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With The Lily, The Washington Post is looking for new audiences in new places

Poynter :: The Lily was the name of the first U.S. newspaper edited by and for women, starting in 1849. But don't feel too bad if you didn't already know that.

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How automated journalism and loss of reading privacy may hurt civil discourse

Slate :: Can technology be autonomous? Does it lead a life of its own and operate independently of human guidance?

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Post in the machine: How Blockast is taking a shot at local news collection

Streetfightmag :: Were I to count the ways mainstream news outlets, hyperlocals and other hopefuls have tried to tackle the challenge of successfully covering local news for a mobile audience (which is to say… everyone), I’d need more hands.

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Obama: “My instinct is everybody hates media right now…that has to be an opportunity”

Nieman Lab :: President Obama appeared on the latest episode of the new podcast Pod Save America, in what was billed as his last interview as president of the United States before Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday.

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