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Can Dean Baquet save Times Digital?

[Commentary] As Dean Baquet takes over as executive editor of the New York Times, a looming question hovers beyond the scandal surrounding Jill Abramson’s bloody ousting: How will Baquet handle the necessary digital transformation facing “All the

Pressure on Post to cover Amazon-Hachette

The Washington Post is drawing attention from media critics who question whether the paper's new owner Jeff Bezos is influencing coverage of his company Amazon.

Data mining your children

The National Security Agency has nothing on the education technology startup known as Knewton. The data analytics firm has peered into the brains of more than 4 million students across the country.

Music industry turning up DC volume in copyright war

As parts of Washington start to examine the country’s tricky song licensing system, the music industry is getting ready to turn its DC outreach up to 11.

Sen Harry Reid: Media covering for Republicans

The media is covering for Republicans in their political coverage, according to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV).

Survey: 7 percent of reporters identify as Republican

The number of journalists identifying themselves as Republican has experienced a significant drop since 2003, a new survey found.

Surveillance orders declined in 2013

Amid a major public and press furor over National Security Agency surveillance, federal surveillance orders and demands for national-security related information declined slightly in 2013, according to statistics made public by the Justice Departm

Why I’m Bullish on the News

[Commentary] The news business will be 10 or even 100 times the size it is today.

1. Destroy the Village. 2. Save it.

[Commentary] Venture capitalists believe that, with the hard work of laying those digital pipes now behind us, there’s an enormous opportunity waiting for those who can figure out how to create an endless stream of content to flow through them.

Lords of the Viral Internet

Talk to some of the foremost practitioners of the dark arts of web journalism, and they'll all tell you the same thing: There's no secret formula for making a story go viral on the Internet.