“If you think BuzzFeed invented the listicle, you haven’t spent enough time with 19th-century newspapers, because they’re everywhere.” That’s Ryan Cordell, a Northeastern University professor who researches virality in 19th-century […]
Serving the public isn’t enough for journalism, the Northeastern University professor says. His new book The Wired City taught him that the public first has to be created, nurtured, and given a voice. […]
It was as incongruous a situation as I could imagine. April 19 was one of the most gripping news days we have ever experienced in Massachusetts. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the younger […]
Getting online readers to pay for news is a challenge, but the new BostonGlobe.com offers hope for newspapers that want to create an app-like experience but control their own distribution.