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Why News Outlets Are Watching India’s Next Billion Internet Users

As Quartz, BuzzFeed, and The Huffington Post look for footholds in India, the bigger opportunity for news may be among the Indians buying smartphones to access information in languages other than English

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Medium’s Evan Hansen: “The Real Unit of Exchange Is … People”

The online publishing platform's head of content labs on optimum story length, writing for free, and how to fix the experience of reading and writing on the Internet


In China, Legal Affairs Reporting Is Not Just a Beat

Covering courts in China is perilous, but rule of law is the only option for a better future


Independent Journalism Finds its Voice in Egypt

Amidst a challenging political and economic environment, young Egyptian reporters are developing innovative journalism and business models


How to Deter Doxxing

Newsroom strategies to prevent the harassment that follows the public posting of home addresses, phone numbers and journalists’ other personal information

Architecture Criticism: Dead or Alive?

Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin explains why the dynamic, tumultuous process of creative disruption should not be mistaken for permanent dissolution

What APIs Can Do for News

How application programming interfaces (APIs) transformed internal operations at NPR, the Times, and The Guardian—and how they could still help create a more open ecosystem for news


Asking Soldiers What It Means to Take a Life

Former Time Magazine correspondent Phil Zabriskie, author of the Kindle Single “The Kill Switch,” on why he chose to look at what it means to kill in combat and how it affects servicemen when they return home