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New Poynter Eyetrack research reveals how people read news on tablets

It’s all about touch. People were either intimately involved with the iPad screen while reading during recent eyetracking study — keeping nearly constant contact while touching, tapping, pinching and swiping to adjust their view — or they carefully arranged a full screen of text before physically detaching as they sat back to read. This intimate … Continue reading

Newspapers: Building Digital Revenues Proves Painfully Slow

By Rick Edmonds of the Poynter Institute, Emily Guskin, Tom Rosenstiel and Amy Mitchell of PEJ The newspaper industry enters 2012 neither dying nor assured of a stable future. The industry has rallied around a story about itself – that year-by year it is developing new digital products and new revenue streams to transition from … Continue reading

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Typeface: NY Times Magazine

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Infographics

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