Media Metrics Roundup for November 16, 2016

    by Jason Alcorn
    November 16, 2016

    Media in the Age of Algorithms

    (Tim O’Reilly / The Future of Work)
    Maybe the biggest challenge today. (Related: This terrific piece by Frédéric Filloux)

    How The New York Times Tailors Push Notifications for International Markets

    (Jessica Davies / Digiday)
    For breaking news, 60 percent of traffic comes via push notifications.

    Facebook is Buying the Social Analytics Company CrowdTangle

    (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter)
    The company gets a closer relationship with publishers.


    SF Homelessness Project Storms Media with Solutions

    (Rikha Sharma Rani / Solutions Journalism)
    Hoping for impact.

    Optimize for Return Visits, not Bounce Rate

    (Aurora Bedford / Nielsen Norman Group)
    Bounce rate is popular, but probably not worth the effort.

    From MetricShift

    How Trinity Mirror’s In-House Analytics Platform Helps Journalists by Rob Hammond


    Can Short Documentaries Help Legacy Newsrooms Engage? by Jason Alcorn

    Live-Blog: Election Day Highlights on Social, Digital Media by Mark Glaser

    14 Ways to Measure Election Day Coverage by Jason Alcorn

    Is Trump News Still Big News for Digital Publishers? Not Anymore by Jeiran Jahani

    How the AT&T-Time Warner Merger Played Out on Social Media by Liam Corcoran

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    Jason Alcorn (@jasonalcorn) is the Metrics Editor for MediaShift. In addition to his work with MediaShift, he works as a consultant with non-profits and newsrooms.

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