In the age of 140-character tweets and common acronyms like "tl;dr," (which stands for "too long, didn't read") long form narrative journalism seems to be growing. Why? Could social recommendations be responsible?
Financial Times decided to go with an HTML5 web app, bypassing Apple's App Store (and it's 30% cut of revenue.) Now it's showing lots of signs of success with 2 million users, 12% of FT.com subscriptions and 19% of traffic.
Marilyn Pittman is a voice coach for us at the Knight Digital Media Center. She's trained hundreds of professional journalists over the years on how to project their voices. Now she's doing a solo show in the Mission District of San Francisco that looks to be a powerful performance. Check out this video by MissionLocal.