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How to start your work redesign

If you’re now persuaded to jump into a work redesign, get ready to start with what Stanford professor Jeffrey Pfeffer calls “an almost anthropological” study of what people do, hour by hour, day by day. A redesign may usher in some unfamiliar ways of doing journalism, but failing to adapt can mean “you’re going to […]

Journalism managers are burned out. Is it time for a work redesign?

The lone editor at a small newsroom owned by a large corporation was overwhelmed, once again. A few big stories had consumed his entire staff of nine reporters — most of whom were newly hired and inexperienced. As he tried furiously to edit, coach and organize, he also was fielding phone calls, emails and Slack […]

Start a workplace redesign by ​identifying ​the​ ​problem​ ​you​ ​need​ ​to​ ​solve

“We​ ​wanted​ ​more​ ​light​ ​and​ ​less​ ​vermin.” Executive​ ​Editor​ ​David​ ​Shribman​ ​was​ ​blunt​ ​about​ ​why​ ​he needed​ ​to​ ​move his staff out of​ ​the​ ​historic​ ​offices​ ​of​ ​the Pittsburgh​ ​Post-Gazette, where journalism had been practiced since 1927. For​ ​some​ ​newsrooms,​ ​relocation​ ​or​ ​new​ ​construction​ offers ​the​ ​best solution​ ​to​ ​several​ ​types​ ​of​ ​problems,​ ​whether​ ​it’s​ […]

Using a card-style format, The Telegraph redesigned its app and sped up load times

Trying to better engage its small but loyal audience of paying subscribers, The Telegraph has redesigned its mobile app with speed and convenience as priorities. Now, when a user enters The Telegraph’s app, they can choose from eight sections, including top stories, entertainment and business. Within the section, stories appear in card format in a […]

What the Financial Times has learned from taking a reader-focused, public approach to redesigning its website

Because digital subscriptions are key to its business model, the Financial Times is letting readers into the website redesign process, incorporating their feedback into the process. So far, it’s learned that readers find site speed and the ability to personalize the website important. Readers also preferred to have small video units lower on article pages. […]

Snapchat’s latest update includes a redesign of its chat function, making it easier to understand

In an update released Tuesday, Snapchat made its chat function easier for users to navigate, but also made it look more similar to its competitors, Mike Murphy writes. Users now have more options in the chat area, including videos, stickers and voice calls. While some of those features are new, many existed in the previous […]

How Quartz’s redesigned homepage better highlights different story forms

Quartz’s redesigned homepage better showcases the different story forms Quartz uses, including charts, videos and podcasts. To do that, Quartz abandoned the idea that there needed to be a “top story” at the top of the page, often in the form of a written article. Now, the homepage is curated by editors, who each bring […]

How The Atlantic got people to spend more time on its native ads through a redesign

After The Atlantic’s website redesign was released earlier this year, performance of its native ads has nearly tripled: Readers now spend four to five minutes on native ads, The Atlantic says, and ad measurement firm Nudge says those native ads are now outperforming BuzzFeed and Mashable in terms of time spent. The new design reduces […]

How Philly.com is letting readers get a glimpse into its website redesign process

Soon readers of Philly.com will get to take a look into the website redesign process and be able to offer their feedback. On beta.philly.com, readers will see previews and be able to submit their thoughts on the designs, which will be fully launched by early 2016. Philly.com director of product Ben Turk Tolub says: “We’re […]

Why The Washington Post’s redesigned website includes a print-style hierarchy

The inspiration from The Washington Post’s recently launched homepage redesign comes from a familiar place, Mario Garcia writes: Print. On the new homepage, only a few stories are placed at the top of the page, which Garcia says conveys the top stories readers should know about at the moment in the way a newspaper front […]