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Why ‘The New Yorker’ Is Now Embracing the Web

Parent company Conde Nast may still think the web is not that important, but The New Yorker does.

The 87-year-old magazine decided to make a "big investment" in its website six to eight months ago, Nicholas Thompson, editor of newyorker.com, says. The web team was expanded to 12 full-time employees, including Thompson, who was named editor in March after working "on the magazine side" as a senior features editor for two years. Editor-in-chief David Remnick thought he would be a good fit for the website in part because he had a background in technology coverage, having spent five years as a senior editor at Wired, Thompson says.

Within the last year, newyorker.com has streamline…
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Via: Mashable » US & World

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