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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.
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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.”
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Plus: Remixing podcast talent to build new shows, Google prepares to enter the market in a big way, and how to avoid “radiosplaining.”
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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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Plus: Podcasts as live journalism, a rebirth of an old corporate drama brand, and a new way to experience Serial.
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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.”
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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.
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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.
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Newsroom ethnographer Angèle Christin studied digital publications in France and the U.S. in order to compare how performance metrics influence culture.
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“When we find stories in the early stages very quickly, it expedites coverage in other newsrooms as well.”
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The founder of PolitiFact finds distracting soundtracks and stale headlines, but also a fair amount of lively and effective content.
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