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    Media Metrics Roundup for January 10, 2018

    by Jason Alcorn
    January 10, 2018

    MetricShift20: Honoring The Leaders in Media Metrics
    Jason Alcorn / MetricShift
    Our new list of trailblazers, thinkers, scholars and innovators.

    The Top Social Media Platform Changes In December
    Tory Starr / WGBH Social
    What you might have missed.

    How To Prepare For The Removal Of Publisher Posts From Facebook’s News Feed
    Simon Galperin / Medium
    Good ideas for digital publishers, no matter what happens in 2018.

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    Why Quartz Is Churning Out Short-Run Newsletters For Big Events
    Max Willens / Digiday
    Check out the numbers they are getting.

    We Can Probably Measure Media Bias. But Do We Want To?
    Tamar Wilner / Columbia Journalism Review
    A Chartbeat for partisan balance?

    We’ve Analysed 6,500 Images That Appeared On Our Homepage And Here Is What We’ve Learned
    Al Jazeera Labs / Medium
    An interesting use of machine learning to analyze content.

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  • MediaShift received funding from the Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC), which receives support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to launch the MetricShift section to create a vibrant hub for those interested in media metrics, analytics and measuring deeper impact.

    About MetricShift

    MetricShift examines the ways we can use meaningful metrics in the digital age. We provide thoughtful, actionable content on metrics, analytics and measuring impact through original reporting, aggregation, and audience engagement and community.

    Executive Editor: Mark Glaser

    Metrics Editor: Jason Alcorn

    Associate Metrics Editor: Tim Cigelske

    Reader Advisory Board

    Chair: Anika Anand, Seattle Times Edu Lab

    Brian Boyer, NPR

    Clare Carr, Parse.ly

    Anjanette Delgado, Gannett

    Hannah Eaves, consultant, Gates Foundation

    Ian Gibbs, Guardian

    Lindsay Green-Barber, CIR/Reveal

    Celeste LeCompte, ProPublica

    Alisa Miller, PRI

    Connect with MetricShift

    Facebook group: Metrics & Impact

    Twitter: #MetricShift

    Email: alexandra [at] rationalact [dot] com