Building News Apps on a Shoestring – Learning – Source: An OpenNews project

You don’t need a big a budget or a big staff to build news applications, and in this great post from non-profit news organisation, MinnPost, Alan Palazzolo writes about some of the ways that they keep it simple but deliver great impact.

Most media companies, when they’re trying ot decide about the quality of their content, they hire an editor they really trust to make a judgment. Here, it’s like, ‘Let’s build a tool.’ It just shows our very different mindset of building a virality machine here.

Peter Koechley, quoted by Jeff Bercovici in Forbes


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