Social & Digital coffee break: Quartz's future crystallises Paid Members Public
Quartz goes private, newsroom product management is the future, and more essential reads for today.
Quartz obsesses over Victorian newspapers Paid Members Public
Quartz‘s daily Obsessions e-mail is a rather wonderful thing, in its randomness. Some days, the e-mail gets deleted unread, because I have neither the time nor the inclination to read the subject on offer, and some days I devour it. The fact that’s it’s a deep dive
Word counts for viral stories in late 2017 Paid Members Public
There’s some interesting figures from Newswhip as to the most engaging content on Facebook, twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest in late 2017: (You can see the top 20 in detail [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1IOVREvtEB5wkriiLsBSOP0lz0SCgDevoRcZPQs0cf_A/edit#gid=0] . 2 Bored Panda and one Brietbart story in there…
Quartz is five and heading back to the future: with print Paid Members Public
Blimey [https://qz.com/1069982/thank-you-readers-quartz-is-turning-five-years-old-heres-what-comes-next/] : > This month we are proud to celebrate Quartz’s fifth birthday and share with you our latest plans. That happened quickly. They’ve got a number of initiatives in the works, including: * Quartz at Work — More general in-workplace coverage: management issues, careers and those
Quartz unleashes the bots — as a journo's assistant Paid Members Public
There’s been a lot of focus on bots — chat bots in particular — as news delivery vehicles. How about using them as news? Well, Quartz has something rather lovely coming for you [http://www.niemanlab.org/2017/08/quartz-created-a-bot-that-can-break-news-and-wants-to-help-other-news-orgs-develop-their-own/] : > At the Online News Association conference next month, Quartz plans to
Why is Quartz launching an app? Paid Members Public
Why is Quartz launching its own app? [http://www.themediabriefing.com/article/why-is-quartz-launching-its-own-app-a-few-theories] Chris Sutcliffe make a stab at identifying why Quartz is launching its own app – but none of them convincingly answer this key problem: > Research has demonstrated that drop-off for app use is precipitous after the first launch,
Quartz passes FT & Economist in unique visitors Paid Members Public
Quartz continues to power ahead [http://fortune.com/2016/01/21/quartz-growth/] > In an internal memo that Fortune managed to get hold of, publisher Jay Lauf said the site’s traffic rose by 65% in December to almost 17 million unique visitors, more than The Economist or the Financial Times.