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Crowdsourcing tiny snippets of time, building the news around analytics, and how Twitter is weird during big news events: all that and more in this month’s roundup of the academic literature.
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The Times’ director of news analytics explains its new Package Mapper tool: “Every URL is a potential starting point for readers.”
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A small team at NPR was given six weeks of development resources to build an analytics dashboard.
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The senior vice president of strategy at News Corp has some ideas about how to determine how outlets are really managing the disruption of their businesses — and newsrooms.
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They drive huge engagement and otherworldly pageviews. From internal analytics to a flexible CMS, the recent quiz boom provide a useful peek into how BuzzFeed sees itself as a platform.
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“Attention minutes” combine traditional metrics with measurements aimed at figuring out how much time readers really spend with content.
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In rough chronological order, and with a pinch of design inspiration from BuzzFeed. Joshua Benton
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Here’s some remarkable new data on the power of chat apps like WhatsApp for sharing news stories
At least in certain contexts, WhatsApp is a truly major traffic driver — bigger even than Facebook. Should there be a WhatsApp button on your news site?
429What’s the right news experience on a phone? Stacy-Marie Ishmael and BuzzFeed are trying to figure it out
“Nobody has to read you. You have to earn that. You have to respect people’s attention.”
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