Media Metrics Roundup for June 28, 2017

    by Jason Alcorn
    June 28, 2017

    We Analyzed 100 Million Headlines. Here’s What We Learned

    Steve Rayson / Buzzsumo

    Click-bait isn’t dead. (But NiemanLab says publishers should beware.)

    AFI DOCS Forum Commenced With Poignant Themes

    Megan Rummler / Center for Media & Social Impact


    What should be the role of documentary film in today’s political climate?

    What’s Sexy? Naming Conventions For Analytics Events.

    Paul Koullick / Stride Health

    A practical guide to solving naming problems.


    The Partially-Filled Glass of Apple’s New Podcast Statistics

    Tom Webster / Edison Research

    Access to more data is good — up to a point.

    Parsing Google Fred and Other Quality Updates: How to Prepare or Recover

    Mindy Weinstein / Market MindShift

    It’s been three month’s since Google’s latest algorithm update.

    From MetricShift

    Same Old Email Newsletter? Update Your Playbook With This Tool by Sangeeta Singh-Kurtz

    Opinary Case Study: How to Ask More Engaging Questions by Simon Galperin

    Using Student Media to Teach Digital Analytics by Louisa Ha

    Trust Rated News: The People’s Metric by Chase Palmieri

    How to Use CrowdTangle in the Classroom by Jessica Pucci

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    Journalism School Hackathon at University of North Texas [October 20-22]

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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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