A blog about digital media, innovation and design.

by Maxime Loisel

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The Washington Post has repackaged its Select app — which proposed a visual presentation of the news, carefully crafted by a dedicated design team — into its main app. It’s now called…

MoodFeed

BuzzFeed is launching a tool that suggests articles depending on your self-declared mood of the moment. Nothing crazy but it’s a cool product feature that goes well with BuzzFeed’s feel-good mojo. We…

Work Wise

Bloomberg is launching a project called “Work Wise”, targeting young readers on the lookout for career advice. It includes a limited-run newsletter and a clever “career calculator” that delivers personalized insights to…

ExtraPol

The French daily newspaper Libération is unveiling a cool augmented-reality experience related to the upcoming European elections. Their app ExtraPol lets users scan a campaign poster to reveal rich content about the…

Sift

Sift is an experimental news app that hopes to reduce information anxiety with an interesting approach. The app features only a handful of topics (big issues like immigration or gun control) and…

The Privacy Project

This new Opinion series from The New York Times examines the future of privacy. But it’s the form of the project that’s quite worthwhile: it’s presented as a limited-run vertical, called “The…

CrowdNewsroom

CrowdNewsroom is a crowdsourcing platform built by the German non-profit publisher Correctiv. The platform launched in 2015 and aims to gather data for large-scale investigations while fostering collaboration between newsrooms and readers.…

TicToc’s website

Bloomberg launched a new website for its video channel TicToc, as it moves away from exclusive distribution on Twitter. The site is clearly designed for a mobile-first audience, with a range of…

The New York Times for Alexa

The New York Times has released a bunch of interesting ‘skills’ for Alexa-enabled devices last week. What you can expect: A 3-minute daily briefing, narrated by Michael Barbaro (the host of the…