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Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes buys The New Republic, aims to combine old media and tech

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Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has added a new project to his increasing varied career after it was revealed that the entrepreneur has bought The New Republic and become its Publisher & Editor-in-Chief. In a letter to readers that was published on the TNR website, Hughes pledged to support long-form reporting during his tenure....
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes buys The New Republic, aims to combine old media and tech

Old Media Is the New Hotness for Chris Hughes and Larry Kramer

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The business of news is a hard one, but at least two people running publishing institutions say they’re optimistic. For the moment, printed publications are valuable because they’re an established way to make money, said Chis Hughes, publisher and editor-in-chief of The New Republic and Larry Kramer, president and publisher...
Old Media Is the New Hotness for Chris Hughes and Larry Kramer

Can Andrew Sullivan make post-industrial journalism pay?

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We’re only a couple of days into the new year, and already we have a defining media moment: Andrew Sullivan, the star blogger who built a huge following at The New Republic and Time magazine and later moved to Tina Brown’s new-media platform The Daily Beast, announced that he is...
Can Andrew Sullivan make post-industrial journalism pay?

The New King Of Web Optimization? Optimizely Has Run 100K A/B Tests On More Than 1B Visitors

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Optimizely co-founder and CEO Dan Siroker shared some big numbers today about the A/B testing service’s growth. Let’s go with the biggest one first. Siroker says Optimizely, which makes it easy for websites to conduct tests to optimize their design and content, has now delivered those tests to 1,303,364,329 visitors...
The New King Of Web Optimization? Optimizely Has Run 100K A/B Tests On More Than 1B Visitors

TimesCast Media+Tech: Changes at The New Republic

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The right to unlock cellphones expires. Chris Hughes, publisher of The New Republic, discusses its redesign. An animated look at how technology may change our daily routines....
TimesCast Media+Tech: Changes at The New Republic

When Corruption Fails: Hollywood Has 'Turned Off The Critical Thinking Functions Of Many Democrats'

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The Washington D.C. revolving door that turns policymakers into lobbyists and stocks corporate boardrooms with former lawmakers and advisors has been the accepted norm for so long it takes a supremely audacious act to inspire any sort of outrage. A long piece for the New Republic written by Noam...
When Corruption Fails: Hollywood Has 'Turned Off The Critical Thinking Functions Of Many Democrats'
The Best Thing That Could Happen to Old Media: Magazines Becoming the New Bling

The Circuit: Cybersecurity, search privacy, Chris Hughes takes over the New Republic

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White House cybersecurity: Senior Obama administration officials walked some 50 U.S. senators through a cyber-attack scenario Wednesday evening, The Washington Post reported, to bolster their case for legislation that would give the Department of Homeland Security authority to force critical industries to better protect their systems. Read full article...
The Circuit: Cybersecurity, search privacy, Chris Hughes takes over the New Republic

TIMESCAST: Changes Unveiled at The New Republic

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TimesCast Media+Tech: The right to unlock cellphones expires. | Chris Hughes, publisher of The New Republic, discusses its redesign. | An animated look at how technology may change our daily routines....
TIMESCAST: Changes Unveiled at The New Republic

The New Republic's $30 Paywall Goes Up Tomorrow

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The New Republic, the American political magazine, is banking on a new subscription plan: They are putting up a $30 paywall starting tomorrow, April 7.  All visitors to the magazine's site will be asked to register for TNR.com. Once they sign up, some content will be available for free,...
The New Republic's $30 Paywall Goes Up Tomorrow
Andrew Sullivan's blog is adding a pay meter. Does that mean you should too?

Chris Hughes Brings Down The New Republic's Paywall (Mostly)

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One of 28-year-old Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes’ first moves as the new owner of The New Republic is the removal of the paywall for all new articles on TNR.com. In a blog post today, TNR notes “Access to TNR’s online archives and the ability to comment on articles will...
Chris Hughes Brings Down The New Republic's Paywall (Mostly)

Introduction to OpenCalais

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INTRODUCTION TO OPENCALAIS   The free OpenCalais service and open API is the fastest way to tag the people, places, facts and events in your content.  It can help you improve your SEO, increase your reader engagement, create search-engine-friendly ‘topic hubs’ and streamline content operations – saving you time and...
Introduction to OpenCalais

Old Media, New Tricks: The New Republic's Chris Hughes and USA Today's Larry Kramer Join Dive into Media

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How do you take a print publication with a famous name and a fraught business outlook, and transform it for the digital age? Ask Chris Hughes and Larry Kramer. Hughes, one of the original Facebook friends, used a bit of his newfound wealth to buy the storied New Republic earlier...
Old Media, New Tricks: The New Republic's Chris Hughes and USA Today's Larry Kramer Join Dive into Media

Whoops! The New Republic Mistakes Susan Rice for Condi Rice

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Susan Rice, Condi Rice—who can tell the difference? Certainly not The New Republic, who tweeted “With today’s news, our Facebook page is starting to resemble a Condie (sic) Rice photo shoot” earlier this afternoon. At the time, The New Republic‘s Facebook page featured a large photo and portrait of Susan Rice, President...
Whoops! The New Republic Mistakes Susan Rice for Condi Rice
Meet the 'Deciders,' the gatekeepers of free speech on the internet
In 2013, here's why we'll seriously consider alternatives to higher-ed
Jailbreaking the Degree
NFW: Adam Penenberg Joins PandoDaily as Editor

The Facebook Mafia Stirs As Chris Hughes Backs Aggregator Upworthy

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The mission, distilled. (Photo: Upworthy.com) Bad news for the liberally inclined and easily distracted: Today the New York Times offers an inside look at the latest startup looking to disrupt your workday with viral content. Upworthy (which launched in late March) is a high-minded new aggregator designed to share content that is...
The Facebook Mafia Stirs As Chris Hughes Backs Aggregator Upworthy
Holy Cow Buzzfeed Just Raised $20 Million

Here's What the New York Times' Nate Silver Traffic Boom Looks Like

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You thought we were done talking about Nate Silver today? Think again! Here, for instance, is an excellent piece by The New Republic’s Marc Tracy, which details the huge spike in traffic the New York Times has seen to Silver’s FiveThirtyEight blog. “A lot of the traffic is coming just...
Here's What the New York Times' Nate Silver Traffic Boom Looks Like

Facebook Founder Chris Hughes's Husband, Sean Eldridge, Running For Congress

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A new Power Couple emerges. Chris Hughes helped launch Facebook (making him a rich man at IPO), worked on President Obama's original campaign for the White House, and he's dabbled in charity and publishing...but it's his husband who's in the news today: Sean Eldridge has filed paperwork (PDF) saying...
Facebook Founder Chris Hughes's Husband, Sean Eldridge, Running For Congress

28-Year-Old Chris Hughes Buys 98-Year-Old 'New Republic'

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Chris Hughes, the 28-year-old Facebook co-founder and the founder of social action site Jumo, is moving from social networking to media with his acquisition of The New Republic. The magazine will “aggressively adapt to the newest technologies,” Hughes says in a letter to readers. Hughes has purchased a majority...
28-Year-Old Chris Hughes Buys 98-Year-Old 'New Republic'

The Downside Of Anger | The New Republic (Jonathan Chait on Peter Beinart)

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The Downside Of Anger | The New Republic (Jonathan Chait on Peter Beinart)

DailyDirt: Journalism FAIL

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While journalists are expected to follow a certain set of standards or code of ethics, that's not always the case. Every now and again, someone breaks the rules and gets away with it -- if only temporarily, since they usually get caught in the end. One famous example is former...
DailyDirt: Journalism FAIL
Facebook co-founder launches cross-platform revamp of the New Republic
Booting Up: Sometimes a VC Needs to Dress Like Psy to Build His Brand

True Lies | The New Republic

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True Lies | The New Republic

New Republic has 45,000 subscribers, Twitter better than Facebook for news -- Chris Hughes

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When multi-millionaire and former Facebook executive Chris Hughes bought the struggling New Republic last year, critics were quick to dismiss the purchase as a rich man’s folly. Speaking at the Dive into Media conference on Tuesday, the 29-year-old Hughes spoke about the state of the magazine but offered no clear answers...
New Republic has 45,000 subscribers, Twitter better than Facebook for news -- Chris Hughes
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