How analytics impact journalists' sense of newsworthiness
New research suggests that traffic can influence your sense of what is newsworthy.
How the Financial Times measures quality reads
The Financial Times is driving paying subscribers through smart use of analytics to monitor what they care about.
There's a problem with "trending"
It’s Time to End ‘Trending’: The first problem with “trending” is that it selects and highlights content with no
Facebook acquires content sharing tracking tool CrowdTangle
Alex Heath for Business Insider: Facebook has acquired CrowdTangle, a four-year-old tool used by publishers like Vox, BuzzFeed, and Mic
Analytics for Journalists: some further reading
I’ve just finished* running a workshop on analytics for journalists at news:rewired this afternoon. Here’s a selection
Journalism: a craft with some useful metrics
Martin Belam on the reasons for his latest post: And having just sat through an event where one of the
The big challenge: good, unsharable content
The content we talk about least right now is content that gets a lot of reads, but no social media
Dark traffic rising? No need to panic
This is not news. The fact that people think it is is news: The Guardian’s website is being swamped
Why do we obsess over home pages no-one uses?
Talking of homepage traffic, Zachary Seward has actually looked into the NYT homepage traffic for Quartz: Traffic to the New