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Everything's better with Beta

By Nick R. Martin | Wednesday, September 30th, 2009 | 1:19 pm | 12 Comments »

Beta Journalism logo

Today, I’m happy to unveil an idea I’ve been brainstorming for the past couple months. It’s called Beta Journalism, and I’m hoping it becomes a new way of thinking about one of the most-basic forms of media: the written story.

The idea is simple. It’s based on something technology innovators have been doing for about 40 years, ever since engineers at IBM came up with the concept back in the 1960s.