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Infographic: What's the Best Indicator for Successful Content?

Infographic: What's the Best Indicator for Successful Content? | RJI links | Scoop.it
This chart shows best metrics to determine whether content is successful, publishers vs. brands
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Frankly Launches Audience Targeting Platform for Local Sales Teams

Local media companies are getting a new way to scale their digital campaigns and more precisely target audience segments. Programmatic ad-buying platform
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"Frankly is trying to shift ... power back to the local sellers by equipping them with tools for targeting that aren’t readily available at auction.”

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'It’s about teamwork': The diary of a journalist surrounded by coders

'It’s about teamwork': The diary of a journalist surrounded by coders | RJI links | Scoop.it
It doesn't happen very often that journalists work directly with coders – so when it does happen, it could feel, for both sides, a little like stepping into a completely new universe
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Q&A: ProPublica’s Lena Groeger on data visualization and writing about design

Q&A: ProPublica’s Lena Groeger on data visualization and writing about design | RJI links | Scoop.it

How can typography save your life? Can bad design actually damage our democratic process? How can sneaker and tire treads tell a story? These are just a few of the fascinating questions ProPublica’s Lena Groeger explores in her “Visual Evidence” essay series. She also speaks regularly at conferences about, for instance, the explanatory power of […]


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The Atlantic is ‘most vital when America is most fractured.’ Good thing it soars today.

The Atlantic is ‘most vital when America is most fractured.’ Good thing it soars today. | RJI links | Scoop.it
The 160-year-old magazine is profitable and adding staff as longform stories go viral.
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"One of the Atlantic’s secrets has been finding new streams of revenue, ... native advertising — ads that mimic the look and feel of editorial content — brings in 70 percent of its digital ad dollars."

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This tool is helping newsrooms collaborate on factchecking and verification projects

This tool is helping newsrooms collaborate on factchecking and verification projects | RJI links | Scoop.it
Check, created by Meedan, has been used around the world, in projects such as Electionland in the U.S. and CrossCheck in France.
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100 digital news startups in Latin America show paths to achieving sustainability

100 digital news startups in Latin America show paths to achieving sustainability | RJI links | Scoop.it
News Entrepreneurs covers the business of new digital media, especially new business models for marketing and financing news websites.
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What is a Content Management System (CMS)?

If you need to create a website for your business, event, or portfolio, you are probably hearing the word CMS pop up during your research. That’s because a CMS, or content management system, can be an important part of creating your website. In this article, we go over what a CMS is, the pros and…
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This Danish startup evolved into a “newsletter company” because that was what its readers wanted

This Danish startup evolved into a “newsletter company” because that was what its readers wanted | RJI links | Scoop.it
"The website and the apps are based on the rhythm and structure of the newsletter now."
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Identify, Create, Promote, Retain, Repeat: How to Drive More Traffic to Your Posts

Identify, Create, Promote, Retain, Repeat: How to Drive More Traffic to Your Posts | RJI links | Scoop.it
I went to Social Media Marketing World a month ago, meant to write a blog post about it, and got caught up in other projects instead. But this has been a
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The data shows it: Article pageviews and their value don’t correlate 

The data shows it: Article pageviews and their value don’t correlate  | RJI links | Scoop.it
Information for and about the digital publishing industry from the leading trade association dedicated to representing the interests of high-quality digital publishers before the advertising community, the press, the government and the public. Includes recent news and latest research on the industry, as well as membership information.
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How the Listening Post Collective is Helping Journalists Engage With Communities 

How the Listening Post Collective is Helping Journalists Engage With Communities  | RJI links | Scoop.it
Digital metrics alone don’t give a clear enough indication of how well a news organization engages with its local community, according to the team at Internews, a Washington, D.C.-based media development NGO that works to foster independent media around the world.
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Producing a tool that will automatically verify UGC

Producing a tool that will automatically verify UGC | RJI links | Scoop.it
Our director of international development and partnerships explains how we're using a grant from Google to produce a cloud-based newsroom tool tha
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Tech Talk: Increase Engagement on Social Posts

Adrian Dayton, founder of ClearView Social, shares how his technology helps marketers share content socially — and get higher engagement.
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The best tools for journalists, news researchers and newsrooms

The best tools for journalists, news researchers and newsrooms | RJI links | Scoop.it
There are so many newsroom tools in the market for journalists and news researchers that often it becomes difficult to choose which one that suits best. And, while we understand that journalists…
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Well, the "best" ones from this source ... helpful, useful.

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The Financial Times uses events to fight subscriber churn 

The Financial Times uses events to fight subscriber churn  | RJI links | Scoop.it
The Financial Times' editorial team has tested an events program aimed solely at driving more direct connections with its existing subscribers.
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"Engagement scores of subscribers that have attended an event have spiked 300 percent on average ..."

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How blockchain is used in media and advertising

How blockchain is used in media and advertising | RJI links | Scoop.it
It suddenly feels like blockchain is everywhere.
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Hear a lot about "blockchain," but not sure what it is/does. Read on ...

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How Bibblio Wants to Drain the Swamp of 'Related Article' Recommendations

How Bibblio Wants to Drain the Swamp of 'Related Article' Recommendations | RJI links | Scoop.it
Related Stories widgets generate traffic and revenue but have earned a bad reputation. Can they be fixed through better algorithms and user experience?  At a meetup for people working on content recommendations, AI and machine learning last month in Paris, Robbert van der Pluijm of Bibblio spoke about the challenges of building recommender systems for publishers.
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CNN Gets First Closed Set Waiver for Drone Coverage

CNN AIR has announced that they have been granted the first ever part 107 waiver for closed set drone operations over people.
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'Vice' Lays Off 2% Of Staff To Focus On Video

'Vice' Lays Off 2% Of Staff To Focus On Video - 07/25/2017
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"Vice will focus less on sports and online editorial and more on both nonscripted content and its new Vice Studios, which produces scripted entertainment ..."

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How French regional media group Nice-Matin built a new digital offer from scratch

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“You need to include the people, involve them in the processes of your organisation to ensure that they feel like they’re part of it. They need to trust you.”

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What Makes A Good Article Recommendation?

What Makes A Good Article Recommendation? | RJI links | Scoop.it
Are you already thinking about what you’ll be reading next? On your typical news or content website, articles are queued up so that readers always have opportunities for a next click. These are called “content recommendations,” and they range widely in what they recommend and how they recommend it. Though they’re practically ubiquitous, their presence is sometimes even surprising to […]
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AI Age Career Advice: Behavioral Science!

AI Age Career Advice: Behavioral Science! - 07/13/2017
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" it’s never the data, it’s the questions you want data to answer."

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Esther Dyson Talks About AI, Real-World Issues

Esther Dyson Talks About AI, Real-World Issues | RJI links | Scoop.it
I think that errors are actually the foundation of creativity,”
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"I think that errors are actually the foundation of creativity,”

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