Hacks/Hackers London: AI, Fact-checking, a faster Economist — and better careers for women Paid Members Public
May's Hacks/Hackers brought us AMP-based web-design, Facebook fact-checking, AI email checks, and a new organisation to support women in their careers.
How The Economist plays the platform game Paid Members Public
How do you recruit new subscribers - especially young ones? For The Economist, social platforms are a big part of the equation…
The Economist on the economics of cartooning Paid Members Public
The Economist have been posting some older, evergreen (or “stock” content, for regular readers…) on Medium. The piece on cartooning is particularly worth reading [https://medium.com/the-economist/how-the-internet-unleashed-a-burst-of-cartooning-creativity-45b9170e0c3b?curator=MediaREDEF#.51ep116a7] : > Cartoons go way back before newspapers. They have their origins in the caricatures and illustrations of early modern
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.