Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
People lie about going to church and aren’t sure what “rural” means: Highlights from the latest in public opinion research
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Articles tagged engagement (142)

The Canadian startup OpenFile was a bet on collaboration between journalists and their audience: “We learned that we shouldn’t dismiss [a story] just because it’s not articulated in a way that we would as journalists.”
“It’s not so much about gaming Facebook’s algorithm or working with the Facebook changes as much as it is taking advantage of Facebook as a truly social platform.”
Can a widget’s worth of reader engagement lead to useful data — and maybe even money? “The whole idea is to give readers and communities a voice within journalism.”
“We want to do everything we can to hear more of those voices and amplify them.”
“We need to think of our social media posts as tiny little stories that can be self-contained.”
Journalists see readers’ consumption decisions through the lens of quality. But that’s only a small part of what builds a connection between a news organization and an audience.
Know your neighbors? You also probably know something about what’s going on down at city hall.
For the first time, I see a newspaper-created product that seems utterly comfortable with the digital medium.