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CNN-backed Great Big Story sees YouTube success with evergreen videos

CNN-backed Great Big Story sees YouTube success with evergreen videos | RJI links | Scoop.it
Great Big Story quintupled its YouTube subscribers in 2017, paving the way for more longer form content on and off the platform in 2018.
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Predictions: How Search Will Be Transformed In 2018 And Beyond

Predictions: How Search Will Be Transformed In 2018 And Beyond - 01/02/2018
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How The New York Times gets people to spend 5 minutes per visit on its site 

People spent about five minutes per visit on the Times’ site in 2017, up 35 percent from 2016.
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Newsy Expands With Deals For 26M Homes

Newsy Expands With Deals For 26M Homes | RJI links | Scoop.it
The new agreements with cable operators means Newsy’s national news programming lineup is on track to be available in about 40 million U.S. homes by the end of 2018, according to owner E.W. Scripps.
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Events promote community engagement for news organizations of all sizes | RJI

Events promote community engagement for news organizations of all sizes | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
Newsrooms and communities of all sizes are experimenting with new ways to engage with citizens. One option is hosting events. A team of senior journalism students at the Missouri School of Journalism worked with KBIA-FM.
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Make it real, make a difference: Apply now for a 2018-2019 RJI Fellowship | RJI

You can change journalism. We want to help.
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Comment Sections Are Essential for News Sites. We’re Making Changes to Improve Ours.

Comment Sections Are Essential for News Sites. We’re Making Changes to Improve Ours. | RJI links | Scoop.it
While many other news organizations have outsourced or outright abolished their comment sections, we are taking steps to make ours better.
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3 Lessons Publishers Can Learn from TV Industry

3 Lessons Publishers Can Learn from TV Industry | RJI links | Scoop.it
This is an incredibly hectic, yet exciting, time for publishers. New platforms for distributing content are emerging and users’ behaviors are evolving. Media executives are being tasked with wading through the noise and uncovering solutions that will further meet the needs of today’s modern-day consumer. I am no stranger to this struggle, having co-founded German …
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HuffPost's Lydia Polgreen: Trump is not 'topic A' for most Americans

HuffPost's Lydia Polgreen: Trump is not 'topic A' for most Americans | RJI links | Scoop.it
“People are really focused on the problems they’re facing in their communities.”
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Data Shows Tablets Driving Highest Click-Through Rates

Data Shows Tablets Driving Highest Click-Through Rates | RJI links | Scoop.it
Data Shows Tablets Driving Highest Click-Through Rates - 12/21/2017
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As the Local News Industry Struggles, Publishers Ask Readers to Pay

The local news industry, fighting for survival, is turning its readers into customers. Sites are either charging readers for premium content — after up to 10
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Quality or Quantity? Depth Can Be A Metric For Both - MediaShift

Quality or Quantity? Depth Can Be A Metric For Both - MediaShift | RJI links | Scoop.it
The following piece is a guest post, and does not necessarily reflect the views of this publication. Read more about MediaShift guest posts here. Data-driven teams focused on publishing great content and growing their business always need to be asking how they can maximize their potential.
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Reporters, once set against paywalls, have warmed to them 

Reporters, once set against paywalls, have warmed to them  | RJI links | Scoop.it
As publishers realize reader revenue is crucial to their survival, reporters who once opposed paywalls are starting to embrace them.
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IAB Reveals Future Focus On Smaller, Local Advertisers

IAB Reveals Future Focus On Smaller, Local Advertisers - 12/21/2017
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Journalism Bots: A Quick History and Ideas for Use in Your Newsroom

Journalism Bots: A Quick History and Ideas for Use in Your Newsroom | RJI links | Scoop.it
Bots in newsrooms are becoming increasingly commonplace as a growing number of publishers experiment with various automated services to expand their coverage, help journalists do their jobs better or improve relationships with readers. Here's a quick history of the bot in newsrooms, and ideas for employing them in yours.
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A look back: RJI’s 10 most popular stories published in 2017 | RJI

A look back: RJI’s 10 most popular stories published in 2017 | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
As we reflect on RJI’s Top 10 posts published in 2017, analytics show that readers were the most interested in a project about building trust and credibility, newsroom innovation, and RJI Fellowship projects.
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Missouri School of Journalism and MU Extension partner to deliver video expertise to journalists | RJI

Missouri School of Journalism and MU Extension partner to deliver video expertise to journalists | RJI | RJI links | Scoop.it
Continuing and growing its outreach and service to community news organizations across the nation, the Missouri School of Journalism and MU Extension recently partnered to deliver video expertise and strategies to journalists in northwest Missouri.
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The Atlantic to Install Paywall, Joining Wave of Publishers Diversifying Revenue

Beginning in January, the Atlantic will launch a metered paywall that will kick in after readers access 10 articles for free in a given month.
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Parting thoughts in the Big Data space: Data = revenue hope

Parting thoughts in the Big Data space: Data = revenue hope | RJI links | Scoop.it
Data may not be perfect, but the value it provides makes it invaluable to those working to make a profit in the media industry.
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5 Ways Editorial & Sales Should Work Together

5 Ways Editorial & Sales Should Work Together | RJI links | Scoop.it
Often in publishing there is an us vs. them dynamic between editorial and sales. But mutual respect & collaboration serve the entire organization’s needs.
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How Fox News is getting TV, digital news groups to collaborate 

How Fox News is getting TV, digital news groups to collaborate  | RJI links | Scoop.it
The conservative news network is trying to make its TV and digital experiences more consistent as audiences shift online.
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