The Daily Blog

By Mario R. García on Aug 28, 2016

Millennials like to read. Amen!

The often-misunderstood millennials DO read text, and they do so to understand and to learn more about a story. They also like visuals to accompany stories. Not surprisingly, that is what three RJI Research Scholars who spent the past year studying the effectiveness and sustainability of long-form digital journalism, tell us.

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By Mario R. García on Aug 25, 2016

Email newsletters gaining popularity

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By Mario R. García on Aug 24, 2016

And now the New York Times app En Español

The New York Times debuted a Spanish-language app dubbed NYT en Español. The app is part of NYT’s news app for Android and features all the content available on the Spanish-language website The New York Times en Español.

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By Mario R. García on Aug 23, 2016

In Holland, De Correspondent takes to book publishing

In our last blog post, we were happy to write about The New York Times publication of a piece of fiction in one of their recent Sunday editions.  Now, in Holland, Dutch site De Correspondent is using books to expand its audience.

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By Mario R. García on Aug 22, 2016

Addiction, the digital age and the perils of leaning forward too much

I debated with myself before blogging about this topic: addiction to digital media.  I don’t have a solution, and I find myself addicted at times, so how can I condemn it?  In any case, there is content here that you should not miss. So here it goes.

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By Mario R. García on Aug 21, 2016

Doing print happily at The Village Daily Sun

From time to time we celebrate the wonderful work that newspaper editors and designers do on their printed editions. Today, we salute the team at The Village Daily Sun for a high school football preview that scores a few touchdowns.

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By Mario R. García on Aug 14, 2016

The New York Times and fiction: revisiting the past

It was a happy surprise with my Sunday New York Times print edition August 7: a special section with a piece of new fiction.  Newspapers may take a page from newspapers of another era which routinely carried serialized fiction on their pages.

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By Mario R. García on Aug 11, 2016

The New York Times and Rio Summer Olympics: Message me the news!

It was a matter of time before it happened: The New York Times and SMS as a way of updating the news and keeping the Times' captive audience informed up to the minute. And what better opportunity than the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics Games.  This is the fourth in a series highlighting what media companies around the globe are doing to stay competitive during the biggest sport event of the year.

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By Mario R. García on Aug 10, 2016

Times of Oman and the Rio Games: Pure Design Gold

This is the third of our series about how media companies enter the "competition" to capture the attention of the audience during the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Take a look at what those talented designers from the Times of Oman have done to introduce the event to their readers.

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