Media Metrics Roundup for March 7, 2018

    by Jason Alcorn
    March 7, 2018

    How To Manage A Successful Facebook Group
    Annemarie Dooling / The Coral Project
    Journalists have to be trained to participate in civic discourse, Dooling argues.

    How WhereBy.Us Will Track Impact of Local Media
    Jason Alcorn / MetricShift
    Alexandra Smith leaps into her new role, connecting metrics to local news revenue.

    February Social Media Platform Changes: Full Roundup
    Tory Starr / WGBH Social
    26 updates and 6 rumors to watch.


    New Data Shows Just How Much Social Sharing Has Decreased Since 2015 (And News Feed Tweaks Are Just One Factor)
    Ricardo Bilton / Nieman Lab
    The average article gets 4 shares, down from 8 in 2015.

    How Many Subscriptions Can You Afford?
    Alexandre Botão / Medium
    Can news publishers compete on cost and value?

    Who Cares Whether A Movie Has A Perfect Rating On Rotten Tomatoes?
    Justin Charity / The Ringer
    What happens when measurement is itself the metric.


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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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