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Lessons in driving innovation at large news organizations

Leaders from The Atlantic and News Corp share barriers to innovation within large news organizations at Collab/Space NYC and recap lessons on why collaboration and incremental progress are critical for success.

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The Personal News Cycle: How Americans get their news

A survey by the Media Insight Project, an initiative of the API and AP-NORC, finds that the nature of the news largely determines how people learn about events.

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Transforming a longtime youth news product to match new behaviors: 7 good questions with Channel One News

Channel One News started 23 years ago as a 10-minute daily TV news program for children. But over the years it has recognized that students and teachers are using a variety of devices and platforms to consume information. We talked to CEO CJ Kettler about what changed and what stayed the same.