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“The variety of companies that were brought on-stage collectively offered a broad range of content types — thus broadening the narrative of what podcasts are and what podcasts can be.”
From digital security to metrics, algorithms to wearables, here’s some of what a bunch of journalists and technologists were thinking about at their recent Helsinki conference.
The new tool, developed at Columbia, aims to help newsrooms measure the qualitative and quantitative impact of their stories after publication — not just in terms of pageviews.
A newly laid brick wall
Data and mobile are big winners; working to get readers to pay is losing a little momentum.
Since its launch in 2011, The Guardian has consistently made changes to its in-house analytics tool, Ophan.
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.
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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