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Subtraction.com: Guessing at Numbers for The Daily
"To me, The Daily is a near perfect realization of exactly the idea that occurs to print editors every single time they get their hands on digital media for the first time, regardless of what the underlying technology might be: “Let’s make it just like what we know so well in print.” As a result I found it sadly lifeless and lacking in urgency."
khoi_vinh  thedaily  murdoch  design  from delicious
april 2011 by tysone
It was a ruff job, but somebody had to do it. When Stephen Colbert challenged The Daily to “roll up your sleeves, hit the streets, and find the richest dog in South Dakota,” we embarked on a canine quest to collar the Mount Rushmore State’s most ridiculously pampered pooch.
wtf  thedaily  from delicious
march 2011 by tysone
How I Indexed The Daily - Waxy.org
After grabbing the JSON, I was able to write a simple Python script to extract the metadata I needed and spit out the HTML for use on the Tumblr page. Here's how to do it.
thedaily  from delicious
february 2011 by tysone
Daily Editor Rallies the Troops -- Daily Intel
"Find me the oldest dog in America, or the richest man in South Dakota."
thedaily  journalism  from delicious
february 2011 by tysone
Marco.org - Why The Daily Is So Yesterday
I’m definitely not the right audience for it. I hope it finds the right audience. But I don’t know how big or profitable that audience will be.
thedaily  murdoch  ipad  from delicious
february 2011 by tysone
Fonts In Use – The Daily
Stephen Coles writes, "Design trumps content in launch of first major tablet newspaper."
forsnd  typography  thedaily  from delicious
february 2011 by tysone
Who is The Daily trying to reach? What problem is it trying to solve? » Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of Journalism
But I must confess I came away from the announcement a little underwhelmed — not just because the app seems a little laggy and unresponsive (that’s fixable), but because I’m not sold that there’s a vision for who, exactly, The Daily is trying to reach and what problem, exactly, it’s trying to solve.
thedaily  murdoch  news  journalism  ipad  from delicious
february 2011 by tysone
The Great Murdoch iPad Debate | The New York Observer
WHAT'S BEHIND THE schizophrenic anticipation for News Corp.'s iPad-only newspaper, the Daily? Why is half the city rooting for its demise, and the other half greeting its arrival like the second coming?
murdoch  thedaily  prediction  ipad 
december 2010 by tysone

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