media

Here’s what to expect from NinetyNine, NewsWorks’ new mayoral coverage blog civic

Jan. 22, 2015 11:46 am

Here’s what to expect from NinetyNine, NewsWorks’ new mayoral coverage blog

“Curation, comment and coverage” with a touch of playfulness, according to NewsWorks' Brian Hickey. Who says this election will be a bore?
Philly food fight: Inky’s ‘Clean Plates’ digs in to restaurant health records business

Jan. 14, 2015 7:34 am

Philly food fight: Inky’s ‘Clean Plates’ digs in to restaurant health records

The database launched just five weeks after City Paper published its restaurant evaluations. Who will emerge the victor? Does it matter?
News startup PhillyVoice is now live business

Jan. 8, 2015 11:44 am

News startup PhillyVoice is now live

Thoughts on the design?
How Comcast decides what you’ll watch next (hint: it’s not algorithms) business

Dec. 22, 2014 8:32 am

How Comcast decides what you’ll watch next (hint: it’s not algorithms)

Big data matters, but it's actual humans who drive what's featured on Comcast's on-demand screen. A team that includes a former People Magazine editor explains their approach to “playing to the zeitgeist.”
Popular Mechanics discovers Philly’s startup scene business

Dec. 22, 2014 7:32 am

Popular Mechanics discovers Philly’s startup scene

Popular Mechanics dubs Philadelphia a “Startup City.”
You can soon buy shares of news startup The Philadelphia Citizen business

Dec. 18, 2014 8:29 am

You can soon buy shares of news startup The Philadelphia Citizen

The nonprofit news startup led by veteran Philly editor Larry Platt aims to "reignite citizenship in and around Philadelphia."
How to easily search health inspection results for Philly restaurants civic

Dec. 5, 2014 10:31 am

How to easily search health inspection results for Philly restaurants

City Paper put on its civic hacker hat for this project. But there's another app you should try out, too.
$15M spent on Philly-area political TV ads civic

Dec. 3, 2014 12:14 pm

$15M spent on Philly-area political TV ads

Unprecedented analysis from a consortium led by the Sunlight Foundation and the Internet Archive gives a detailed picture of just how much money is spent to influence voters.

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