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The Twitter conversion of a local news anchor, when editors beat algorithms, dissecting the value of content subscriptions, and what journos really should know about the business they’re in.
Many news outlets use social media like Facebook or Twitter to connect with their audience. But a Detroit TV anchor “may have found a way to translate those clicks and tweets into viewership.”
For any journalist worried about being replaced by cyborgs: Tech guru Gabe Rivera pushes algorithms to shape news coverage but says audiences respond to a human editor’s touch.
Looking for new ways to draw an audience? Symbolia went iPad-only to cover serious news by serious graphic artists. Can you fit this in your media landscape?
Will online subscriptions save you? Think long term: each new subscriber doesn’t create profit overnight. This breaks down the recoup costs.
Journalists have contributed much to the technological advancements of the field over the past decade, but why aren’t journos on the cutting edge of business advancements, too?
Add to your thinking or newsroom discussion about the infamous NY Post photo of a man about to be hit by a train these views of veteran photogs defending the shot and publication.
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