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(Kevin Anderson, managing producer, digital media, @ideastream. Expert in digital transformation with experience as an innovator and leader at the BBC, The Guardian and Gannett.)
A gobsmacking but simple comparison of headlines in the British press show difference in treatment between Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle. Plight of US local papers forges rare bipartisan consensus. Engaged journalism projects directory.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex (aka Prince Harry and Meghan Markle) didn't just shockingly ' step back ' as senior members of the royal family this week — they gave the UK media a big 'fuck-you' for years of what they said was biased and…
Mr AndersonRT @mikebutcher So here's a project for @Meltwater @MeltwaterSocial or similar. Easy PR for them: Just do a massive data pull of all articles about Kate and Meghan and then run sentiment analysis over it.
The New York Times
– Jan 12, 12:34 PM
CORNELIA, Ga. — When a sport utility vehicle swerved out of its lane several weeks ago, slamming into a pickup truck and killing a teenager, a reporter from The Northeast Georgian raced to the scene. Within hours, the paper had posted the…
Mr Anderson RT @s_m_i: 'The paper's five employees do not just report and write. They also edit the articles, take photographs and lay out the newspaper.' The demands on reporters are local news orgs are something else.
Media Voices Podcast
– Jan 13, 4:00 AM
New decade, new Media Voices. On this episode of the revamped Media Voices Elizabeth Bramson-Boudreau, CEO and Publisher at MIT Technology Review talks to us about the work she's done transforming the publication to bring it to new audiences…
Mark Jacob | LocalNewsIni
– Oct 30, 2019, 7:00 AM
Walter E. Hussman Jr., publisher of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, is pioneering a bold strategy to transition readers from print to digital by taking away their daily newspaper cold turkey and giving them a tablet with a daily online replica that…
The Daily Beast
– Jan 11, 2:24 AM
“The idea that there are enough journalists out there to fact check all the false claims on Facebook is naive.” Mark Zuckerberg has faced fiery, pervasive criticism for not wanting his social network to decide what is true, at least…
Mr AndersonRT @dkiesow Fact-checking is an editorial decision - not fact-checking is also an editorial decision. @mujschool’s @ryanjthomas83
Today, we're launching the Engaged Journalism Experiments Directory, the latest resource from the Engaged Journalism Accelerator to inspire news organisations to create more impactful relationships with their communities. The directory brings…
El País is a Spanish-language daily newspaper headquartered in Madrid, Spain, that also focuses on topical issues in Brazil and in other parts of Latin America. Over the past year, they've built a Data Journalism team from the ground up and…
Three years after venture capital cash led to a round of app releases, celebrity endorsements, and rapid customer acquisition, some of the major news aggregation apps in India are going through a period of reckoning. Why? The promise of digital…
Right now opt-in rates to share data with apps when they're not in use are often below 50%, said Benoit Grouchko, who runs the ad tech business Teemo that creates software for apps to collect location data. Three years ago those opt-in rates were…
By Katie Pellico and Brian Stelter, CNN Business
– Jan 10, 12:02 PM
New York(CNN Business) Struggling newspapers across the country are asking: How long can we stay in business? With profitable days disappearing in the rearview mirror, should we secure our financial prospects by formally converting to nonprofit…