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We approached things a little bit differently than our counterparts in the industry, because we were able to learn from what they did, evaluate it, and try to adjust the model a little bit”

– Christian Panson, Winnipeg Free Press, on the outlet’s Blendle-inspired micropayment model

Experiments with micropayments in Canada and the Netherlands

The Colorado Springs Gazette felt the wrath of the internet recently after publishing a series criticising the state’s legalisation of marijuana.

With its smart layout and parallax scrolling, Clearing the Haze gives every impression of serious investigative reporting.

The Gazette, a daily with the second largest circulation in Colorado, labelled it a ‘perspective series’ and ran it for four days online and in print.

So it came as a surprise to some to find the project was actually produced by two members of The Gazette’s editorial board, which is strongly against Amendment 64, and a freelancer who also just happens to be an anti-marijuana activist.

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A tweet-by-tweet round-up of #HHLdn on February 23, 2015, at the BBC’s New Broadcasting House

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