*+-Robotic writing software is now capable of producing acceptable news stories based on published reports and media outlets are beginning to rely on them.
*+-Since 2006, Charlie Hebdo journalists had been intent on maintaining the magazine’s freedom of expression concerning Islam and tragically died for it.
*+-A ghost writer and former journalist argues that publicists need to work more closely with authors and receive proper training if they are to be truly effective.
*+-At Books in Browsers, NYT digital designer Allen Tan urged content creators to first understand the underlying principles before jumping in to a project like Snow Fall.
*+-Like Twitter, the GIF compresses a narrative to terse story or convey an emotion, and they are being put to creative use by writers, publishers and institutions.
*+-GIF guru Ann Friedman explains how how GIFs are being used by journalists to creatively enhance storytelling and reach new audiences.
*+-Leading Barcelona newspaper La Vanguardia announced a new e-publishing venture, initially drawn from content written by reporters at the paper.
*+-Víctor García de la Concha argues for a shift towards a more Pan-American vision of the Spanish language, rather than a Spain-centric one
*+-What’s to stop magazines, as they transition to digital, from aping their online competition and once again acquiring long-form narrative?
*+-It’s difficult to find a Russian author of note who has not written for SNOB, billionaire Mikhail Prokorov’s luxury lit mag. By Daniel Kalder Going back to the 19th century literary journals have played an important role in Russian culture. Indeed, no lesser a figure than Dostoevsky edited not one, but two following his return from Siberian exile. After 1917, …