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(Kevin Anderson, manager, digital products and platforms at ideastream Public Media. Innovation leader focused on digital transformation and product. Priors at the BBC, The Guardian and Gannett.)
NY Post says that Verizon is looking to offload the Huffington Post as losses mount. A discussion about race and metrics in journalism. The seven habits of highly successful journalists. Webinar: How journalists can optimise their virtual presence in 2020
New York Post
– Sep 28, 3:21 PM
Verizon has been quietly scrambling to unload HuffPost as it grapples with continued losses at the left-leaning news and culture website, The Post has learned. The telecom giant — which acquired the site formerly known as the Huffington Post…
Mr AndersonRT @Gartenberg 'Verizon scrambling to unload HuffPost as losses mount' and yet seemed like such a natural fit at the time. To someone...
Online Journalism Blog
– Sep 28, 7:00 AM
Are good reporters born — or made? Can you teach the curiosity that all good journalists possess? The persistence of the best reporting? The creativity of the most compelling stories? Every so often I hear a journalist say that you can't…
Mr AndersonRT @TimHarford 1/ An excellent blog post - explaining what curiosity looks like in practice for a journalist, and the habits of mind (or even checklists) we might use to develop it.
Does the current metrics-driven news landscape emerge from, and potentially reinforce historical racial inequality? On October 6 from 3 – 4 p.m. ET, join Angèle Christin, author of the new book Metrics at Work: Journalism and the…
Mr AndersonMT @zephora Journalism is complicated, especially when you start examining the field's relationship to both metrics and race. I'm hosting @AngeleChristin & @JosephATorres in a conversation about 'Metrics, Media, & Race' on 10/6 at 3PM ET:
In recent years, unionizing newsrooms has given journalism-focused media companies a bit more say over how their workplaces are run. But Defector Media is something else entirely. The group of 18 former Deadspin employees — who quit the…
Mr AndersonRT @JustinNXT 'Is it a little bit more stressful? Sure. But they're all taking a chance on each other, and they're taking a chance on me. So I gotta bet on myself, too'
The coronavirus crisis has been a challenging time for many media and publishing businesses. Some have struggled with severe declines in ad revenue, with events also proving challenging to maintain at pre-pandemic levels of profitability. But there…
Mr AndersonRT @EstherKeziaT Wrote something for a new org @OpsPub on how publishers are growing and retaining audiences during COVID-19. Examples from @qz, @TheAthletic and @ConversationUK, plus key takeaways
A virtual event hosted by Muck Rack and Mediabistro Muck Rack and Mediabistro are excited to partner to present a free virtual panel on September 30th at 5:00pm ET / 2:00pm PT on How to optimize your online presence and brand as a journalist in…
Mr AndersonMT @muckrack: We're partnering with @Mediabistro to present a free virtual panel on Sept 30 5pm ET. @sree & @IAmAshleyDunn will discuss their experiences, insights, and recommendations for building and managing your personal brand online as a journalist.