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Innovation on mobile is great, but we need new and better ways to judge whether what we’re trying is working.
“With this system we’re able to say: All things being equal, we care a little more about a pageview on Medium than one to our own site.”
It’s building on its in-house analytics dashboard, Stela, with the goal of making audience engagement data easy to find, simple to understand, and even fun to use.
What happens when you bring real-time, on-demand analytics to Slack?
Every story’s performance reduced to a single score: a reductionist take on journalism or a way to make a news organization’s values concrete?
“This tool and the functionalities we’ve structured into it are very much trying to…translate into journalese, into newsroom vernacular, all of the metrics of engagement.”
Plus: 1 in 5 Americans now listens to podcasts (sort of), Night Vale expands, and WNYC goes local and limited-run to cover gentrification in Brooklyn.
A new report finds wide gaps in how different news outlets are using analytics to drive their editorial strategy: “Analytics can be about more than having a big screen with numbers that go up and down.”
Plus: Remixing podcast talent to build new shows, Google prepares to enter the market in a big way, and how to avoid “radiosplaining.”