(Lucia Moses / Digiday)
(Jonathan Lemire and Maureen Linke / AP)
His most tweeted word is “Great.”
(Avinash Kaushik / Occam’s Razor)
What the metrics guru thinks newspapers should measure. (Scroll halfway down.)
(American Press Institute)
53 percent of Americans pay for news.
(Natalie Johnson / Coca-Cola)
Measure conversations and social engagement for individual stories.
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