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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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The numbers may look flat, but they contain a continuing set of ups and downs. Up next: executing on a year’s worth of launches.
540Here’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?
502Controlled chaos: As journalism and documentary film converge in digital, what lessons can they share?
Old and new media types from journalism, documentary, and technology backgrounds gathered at MIT to share practices and discuss mutual concerns.
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