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Here’s how 13 news outlets are using LinkedIn newsletters
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July 25, 2013, 5:32 p.m.

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Here’s how 13 news outlets are using LinkedIn newsletters
“While you’re less at the whim of the algorithm, it’s still social media.”
Forget the link tax. Focus on one key metric to “save local news”
“You need Google to stay in this. Otherwise, it devastates the entire industry.”
So who are the consistent news avoiders?
“No single variable is more predictive of whether someone consistently avoids news than their level of interest in politics and civic affairs.”