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Archives: April 2014

How the web is playing out for local TV reporters, measuring customer satisfaction with paywalls, and how reporters think about comments: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
A small team at NPR was given six weeks of development resources to build an analytics dashboard.
Two researchers at Cal Poly published a study that looks at how older people consume and perceive native advertising compared to younger readers.
“It remains true that the fixed costs of producing good news are still really high. It’s easy to put up a website, but to produce original reporting news content is still really expensive.”
Over two days in February, digital news leaders gathered for a roundtable discussion on various ways to improve engagement with readers.
Journalism graduates need to be prepared to work intelligently on the platforms that will carry their work, according to the Texas State professor.
Plus: The Upshot and the explanatory journalism wave, Slate’s new membership model, and the rest of the week’s journalism and tech news.
CEO Mark Thompson, thus far, is managing the difficult task of boosting circulation revenue despite continued print declines.