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Social distribution and the open web generate huge numbers — but readers who use news organizations’ native smartphone apps are far more loyal and engaged. In today’s economics of news, those readers are paying more of the bills.
Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network takes a page from human-centered design to build a playbook to transform its programming, education programs, and fundraising.
“We think the push alert now it isn’t just about giving you breaking news, it’s giving you content that we’re really proud of.”
The bot, named Blossom, helps predict how stories will do on social and also suggests which stories editors should promote.
“You’re going to see this evolve over time, as we can get more targeted information out to people,” executive mobile editor David Ho said.
A lot of what we know about how news consumption is changing comes from Pew’s research. Here’s a look at some — local news, millennials’ habits, political polarization, and more — of what they’re interested in going forward.