(Laura Hazard Owen / NiemanLab)
😡 is the top reaction for hyper-partisan Facebook pages.
(Alice Marwick and Rebecca Lewis / Data & Society)
“The media’s dependence on … analytics and metrics … makes them vulnerable to … manipulation.” My reaction: 😳
(Aurora Harley / Nielsen Norman Group)
An excellent piece on getting insight, not numbers.
(Sahil Patel / Digiday)
One reason why ProPublica is paying to put a video fellow at Vox.
(Emmy Bengtson / M+R)
I covered takeaways for media from the latest M+R report last month.
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