Media Metrics Roundup for November 16, 2016

    by Jason Alcorn
    November 16, 2016

    Media in the Age of Algorithms

    (Tim O’Reilly / The Future of Work)
    Maybe the biggest challenge today. (Related: This terrific piece by Frédéric Filloux)

    How The New York Times Tailors Push Notifications for International Markets

    (Jessica Davies / Digiday)
    For breaking news, 60 percent of traffic comes via push notifications.

    Facebook is Buying the Social Analytics Company CrowdTangle

    (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter)
    The company gets a closer relationship with publishers.


    SF Homelessness Project Storms Media with Solutions

    (Rikha Sharma Rani / Solutions Journalism)
    Hoping for impact.

    Optimize for Return Visits, not Bounce Rate

    (Aurora Bedford / Nielsen Norman Group)
    Bounce rate is popular, but probably not worth the effort.

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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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