Categories: MetricsTools & Resources

Media Metrics Roundup for 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.

More From MetricShift

Trust In News Matters. Don’t Give Up On It.
James Tyner

Knight Media Forum Focuses on Non-Profit News, Impact and Danger of Algorithms
Jason Alcorn

MetricShift Survey: Newsroom Leaders’ Top Priority Is Audience Growth
Jason Alcorn

The 15 Biggest Local News Sites On Facebook In January
Liam Corcoran

How The Financial Times Uses Reader Feedback To Launch And Test New Features
Monica Todd and Moshe Raphaely

4 Ways Newsletter Publishers Can Hit Open Rates Between 50 and 60 Percent
Mark Schiefelbein

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.