How Metrics Became an Essential Part of ONA17
Jason Alcorn / MediaShift
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Better News’ Resources for Newsroom Analytics
American Press Institute
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How The Verge Used Facebook Video to Grow Circuit Breaker
Max Willens / Digiday
A playbook for new verticals.
ICFJ Global Newsroom Survey: Analytics
Shan Wang / Nieman Lab
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A futurist column on what data and AI can accomplish.
A Chartbeat Evolution
John Saroff / Chartbeat
Chartbeat will be adding automated insight reports, and gets an updated logo.
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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.