Engaged reading digest: members-only apps, and the funnel is back Paid Members Public
The Guardian launches a member-only app, people are discovering funnels a decade late, and HuffPo is on the auction block.
News on Smart Speakers: are voice interfaces viable for journalism? Paid Members Public
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.
The Guardian squandered its institutional knowledge of podcasts Paid Members Public
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.
Facebook's not the filter bubble, we are Paid Members Public
Interesting – and quite important – experiment from The Guardian – exposing the right and left in the US to Facebook newsfeeds [https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/16/facebook-bias-bubble-us-election-conservative-liberal-news-feed] from the other side of politics: > Tobias said that exposure to the other side made her realize how difficult it might be
The digital cluster bomb for journalism Paid Members Public
Editor-in-Chief-elect of The Guardian, Katharine Viner is a speech 18 months ago: > In fact, digital is a huge conceptual change, a sociological change, a cluster bomb blowing apart who we are and how our world is ordered, how we see ourselves, how we live. It’s a change we’re