Infographic: The Hard Knock Life of an Internet Troll (Social Studies Blog)
“Detroit Free Press maps 13-day, 7-state project on Intersect” by Mónica Guzmán Preston: A Story on Intersect
“The Detroit Free Press is telling a fishy detective story with Intersect.
“It seemed perfect,” said Director of Digital Audience Development Stefanie Murray, who suggested that a Free Press reporting team use Intersect to chart their 13-day, seven-state effort to investigate the menacing northward invasion of Asian carp.
“One of the reasons we like Intersect is because it combines geolocation with live blogging and visuals,” Murray said. “Being able to put content against a map, and against a timeline, gives the news consumer more options.””
Navigating News Online | Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ)
To shed more light on Web news behavior, the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism has conducted an in-depth study of detailed audience statistics from the Nielsen Company. The study examines the top 25 news websites in popularity in the United States, delving deeply into four main areas of audience behavior: how users get to the top news sites; how long they stay during each visit; how deep they go into a site; and where they go when they leave.
Overall, the findings suggest that there is not one group of news consumers online but several, each of which behaves differently. These differences call for news organizations to develop separate strategies to serve and make money from each audience.
One Reporter’s Notebook, Reporting from analytics: Example
“I’ve written before on writing from analytics, but what happened today was just such a good example, I think it’s worth sharing. Briefly: checking out my site analytics, and taking clues from them led me to an unreported homicide.
Here’s the step-by-step.”
5 big problems with ‘Navigating News Online’ study « The Buttry Diary
“You might find some valid research in the Navigating News Online study published Monday by the Project for Excellence in Journalism, a project of the Pew Foundation.
But the study needed lots of context that an organization committed to excellence in journalism should provide.”
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