Billy Penn

  • Despite Stumble in Raleigh, Will The Agenda Be Part of ‘New Localism’?

    … happening the “New Localism.” The top 100 metropolitan regions of the U.S. – including Charlotte’s and Raleigh’s – U.S. produce three-quarters of the national domestic product. All these metros have daily papers and many of them have digital-only news sites. But The Charlotte Agenda has an eye that sees this “New Localism” with a special kind…

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  • Facebook to Users: Does This Link’s Title Use Misleading Language?

    … this @PhillyInquirer headline is fake? — Chris Krewson (@ckrewson) December 5, 2016 Krewson was given the following options to choose from: not at all, slightly, somewhat, very much and completely. Facebook confirmed to Coldewey that it was conducting surveys along these lines but did not provide further details. Readers: Have you seen any similar surveys in your News Feeds? Image on homepage courtesy of Shutterstock. …

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  • Will the New Political Landscape Reinvigorate Local News?

    … content in which readers invest their time and ultimately their money. Election coverage of the type we saw in the Philadelphia Inquirer is a case in point. Depth trumps fluff, pun intended.” The year-old entrepreneurial Billy Penn founded by digital news pioneer Jim Brady was not to be outdone by its long-established media rivals in Philadelphia…

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