The Guardian

Oct
21
Engaged reading digest: members-only apps, and the funnel is back

Engaged reading digest: members-only apps, and the funnel is back

The Guardian launches a member-only app, people are discovering funnels a decade late, and HuffPo is on the auction block.
3 min read
Mar
07
News on Smart Speakers: are voice interfaces viable for journalism?

News on Smart Speakers: are voice interfaces viable for journalism?

Are smart speakers the next frontier for journalism - and is there any money to be made there? A panel of speakers at the March 2018 news:rewired explored the potential — and the challenges.
7 min read
Sep
12
The Guardian squandered its institutional knowledge of podcasts

The Guardian squandered its institutional knowledge of podcasts

Over a decade ago, The Guardian was a genuine innovator, launching a daily news podcast. It's revisiting that idea in 2018 - seemingly unaware that they've done it before.
2 min read
Mar
29

The Guardian's social video efforts hit 200m views

The Guardian is part of the social video club, with 200m aggregate views But there’s an awful lot of
Nov
24
Facebook's not the filter bubble, we are

Facebook's not the filter bubble, we are

Interesting – and quite important – experiment from The Guardian – exposing the right and left in the US to Facebook newsfeeds from
1 min read
Aug
26

Internal linking: free traffic

From one of Kath Viner’s first memos as editor-in-chief of The Guardian, as leaked to Guido: One of the
Apr
26
The digital cluster bomb for journalism

The digital cluster bomb for journalism

Editor-in-Chief-elect of The Guardian, Katharine Viner is a speech 18 months ago: In fact, digital is a huge conceptual change,
1 min read
Oct
07

Unlimited no more

It feels like a long, long time ago now that the Guardian website was called “Guardian Unlimited”.
Nov
24

Snowfall multimedia: narrative or grab-bag?

99 Designs highlights the Guardian NSA article I liked as a bad example of a Snowfall-eque multimedia feature: Rather than
Nov
19

Building a multimedia feature, The Guardian way

Fast Company takes a look at how The Guardian produced their multimedia NSA story: Sure, they could whip up a