Categories: MetricsTools & Resources

Media Metrics Roundup for February 7, 2018

Twitter Is Sending More Clicks To Publishers As Facebook Sends Fewer, New Data Show
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed News
Twitter referrals are rising, according to data from SocialFlow.

How To Write For MetricShift
Jason Alcorn / MediaShift
A call for contributors.

Sometimes, Impact Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be
Jason Grotto / ProPublica
An official claimed to respond to your reporting? Be skeptical, or else.

January Social Media Platform Changes: Full Roundup
Tory Starr / WGBH Social
A “seismic” month on social media.

Public TV Begins Counting ‘Invisible Audiences’ For Education Content
Karen Everhart / Current
Beyond Nielsen Ratings: “Vegas PBS tracks 27 education-related data points.”

Opinary Is Building New Tools To Help News Orgs Use Polls To Inform Their Coverage
Ricardo Bilton / Nieman Lab
Can Opinary build a better audience insights dashboard?

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Why Scroll Depth Is A Key Metric for Individual Pages and Article Formats
Andrew Sweeney

Which Publishers Benefit Most from Facebook’s News Feed Change?
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What Movie Will You See This Weekend? That Depends On Where You Live
Clare Carr

Who Gets The Most Traffic Among Conservative Websites?
Howard Polskin

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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.

Jason Alcorn :Jason Alcorn is a media consultant who helps newsrooms, foundations and nonprofits build an informed citizenry through journalism and civic engagement. He is also an award-winning investigative journalist. Get in touch at jason@jasalc.com or @jasonalcorn on Twitter.