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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.)
Difference between growth in paying subscribers and decline? Whether you focus on optimising your conversion efforts. Separately, Reuters Institute looks at online news pay models in US and Europe. Pros and cons of AR in newsrooms. How to use crime data?
The analysis presented here is based on examining the online offerings of more than 200 leading news organisations across the seven markets. (See detailed methodology and sample at the end of this factsheet.) As in 2017, we collected data from four…
The Washington Post
– May 8, 2019, 4:00 AM
“We were very aggressive,” Advocate top editor Peter Kovacs recalled. That approach — both in business and in journalism — has paid off for the once-sleepy Advocate, which woke up and started punching well above its…
Mr AndersonMT @Sulliview: The New Orleans Times-Picayune sale came suddenly, but the seeds were planted years ago when its owners foolishly went to three-day-a-week delivery -- and when a once-sleepy paper 80 miles away woke up and start punching above its weight..
There's a common perception about how digital subscription offerings develop. Most industry watchers guess new subscription offerings take off quickly in the initial stages, as all of the most loyal users sign up. After that excitement, though…
Mr AndersonRT @mediavoicespod: Rather than thinking a new subscription offering will convert then subsequently run out of loyal users, publishers need to realise there are new loyal users for them to reach all the time
– May 8, 2019, 6:01 AM
Credit: Photo by Patrick Schneider on Augmented reality (AR) has the power to bring a real sense of context to the reader - instead of just showing the aerial photograph, a map, or a satellite image of a particular area, you can offer your audience…
Mr AndersonRT @journalism.co.uk When covering vast topics, such as #climatechange AR can help readers picture the reality within their familiar surroundings. But not everything is meant to be seen in 3D
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Mr AndersonMT @datajournalism: We're looking for input from journalists -- of any skill level -- about their experiences using #data to tell stories about criminal justice. Whether it's your top sources of #crime data or advice for newbies on the beat, let us know:
According to recent estimates from Merkle, Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, experienced a 114 per cent increase in web referrals. Facebook and Pinterest both saw modest year-over-year traffic growth. It was not all good news for social media…
Seven years after its launch, Bleacher Report's mobile app is “our flagship. It's the best experience of B/R that we want you to have,” said Chris Nguyen, svp of product at Bleacher Report. The app accounts for a large percentage of…
Mr AndersonRT @markjburns88: How Bleacher Report is using Instagram Stories for app downloads (4.8 MILLION people used the B/R app in March, an increase from 3.7 MILLION in March 2018)
Google Search is getting an upgrade with better news coverage and now, podcast indexing. At the company's developer conference Google I/O this morning CEO Sundar Pichai kicks things off with an announcement that Google News' “Full…
In this month's edition, CJR Editor Kyle Pope and resident management guru Jill Geisler discuss how news managers might cultivate trust with editorial teams, honor business metrics alongside societal impacts, and galvanize newsroom collaborations.
Mr Anderson'Trust scholars describe the highest form of professional trust as “identification based”...We share goals and values. We could speak on behalf of each other, and often do. And when we differ, we come at it from a place of respect and empathy.'
– May 7, 2019, 6:33 PM
UtahPolicy.com has learned that soon The Salt Lake Tribune, owned by the Paul Huntsman family, will change from a for-profit entity to a newspaper and nonprofit foundation. An application for nonprofit status with the IRS was made a month ago, an…