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For the first time, I see a newspaper-created product that seems utterly comfortable with the digital medium.
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We sift through the academic journals so you don’t have to. Here are 10 of the most interesting studies about social and digital media published in 2015.
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About half of all Nieman Lab poll respondents said they block ads, though the results are far from scientific.
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We know what continued ownership by Tribune Publishing looks like for the Los Angeles Times: cuts, cuts, and more cuts. A private, local owner would offer a better chance for sustainable success.
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Getting beyond tote bags and pledge drives is critical to the sustainability of public media. Is there an alternative vision of membership that relies on relationships more than money?
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From video to social, from mobile to paywalls — these data points help define where we are in the “future of news” today, like it or not.
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This new study uses old data, but it gives at least some hope that comment sections might not always be as awful as the reporters writing the stories above them think.
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“Simply put: civic journalism worked. Readers and viewers got it. We learned that if you deliberately build in simple ways for people to participate — in community problems or elections — many will engage.”
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“I define audience engagement as getting our journalism in front of more audiences and more of the right audiences.”
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