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The Globe and Mail is launching a mobile and interactive unit headed by newly appointed senior editor Matt Frehner.
Frehner will manage a core team of five that will work on multimedia projects for digital storytelling, support the newsroom in multimedia and mobile ventures and develop new products such as Android tablet app, which will launch this summer.
“This is my dream job,” Frehner told J-Source. “I’m really excited about this.”
Approximately 45 per cent of the Globe’s digital traffic comes from mobile products, so Frehner sees the formation of this unit as management’s support and recognition for this kind of journalism.
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