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Media links of the day

Media links of the day

Argentina’s La Nación has stepped up its data strategy, pairing its reporters with programmers to mine for original stories in mountains of raw information, and to create unique data visualizations. Antonio Jiménez from the Nieman Journalism Lab describes how the Buenos Aires-based daily built up its data squad.

A “radically simplified” version of WordPress is in the works, revealed the platform’s founder Matt Mullenweg at yesterday's paidContent conference. WordPress's flexibility is such that its system is reported to be used for one in eight websites. The new interface promises to be less complicated, and better-suited to smartphones.

Bittersweet news in Daily Mail & General Trust’s latest financial results: overall profits are down, as are print revenues, but digital earnings have seen a heartening jump. Mark Sweney reports and Roy Greenslade comments.

Seven European media foundations are teaming up today to launch the European Press Prize, celebrating excellence in journalism across 47 countries, reports the European Journalism Centre.

For more industry news, please see WAN-IFRA's Executive News Service.

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Emma Knight

Date

2012-05-24 17:54

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