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CREDIT GOOGLE FOR PRIORITIZING CONSIDERED JOURNALISM OVER AUTOMATED TEXT & VIDEO

But then disaster struck. Or, more specifically, Google’s search quality engineers struck. Because while Google’s algorithms couldn’t tell the difference between a bad article and a good one, its humanRead More…

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THIRD OF TV WATCHING AMONG YOUNGER VIEWERS DONE VIA ON-DEMAND SVCS; LIVE TV DECLINES

Younger viewers have turned off live TV in their droves with a third of all TV watching among 16 to 24-year-olds now via on-demand services such as the BBC’s iPlayerRead More…

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AS TEXT POSTING DECLINES, FACEBOOK VP SAYS THE PLATFORM COULD GO ALL-VID W/IN 5 YRS

As Facebook continues to eagerly promote and grow the platform’s video and live video offerings, Nicola Mendelsohn, vice president for Facebook in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), hasRead More…

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TV DECLINES, SMARTPHONE MEDIA BOOMS & HALF OF U.S. NOW HAS VOD SERVICE, ACC @NIELSEN RPT

U.S. consumers on average still guzzle most of their media content from the TV trough, but live television viewing continues to decline as usage of smartphones and tablets to watchRead More…

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JUST OVER 12 HRS/DAY SPENT WITH SOME FORM OF MEDIA, MOSTLY ON DIGITAL DEVICES ::RE EMARKETER

Thanks to media multitasking, US adults will squeeze an average of 12 hours, 5 minutes per day of media usage into their waking hours this year—nearly an hour more thanRead More…

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ONLINE NEWS NOW MORE IMPORTANT THAN TV FOR MOST PEOPLE EVERYWHERE ::NOT JUST A US THING::

For every group under the age of 45, in all the countries surveyed [for a new Digital News Report from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University], onlineRead More…

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360VID FOR NEWS IS MUCH MORE DOABLE & ACCESSIBLE THAN VR ::A NEWSPLEXER PROJECT BACK IN 2014::

“Our big takeaway is that for news packages, you need to be focusing on 360-degree video content right now, not VR,” said Nathan Griffiths, interactive editor at the Associated Press. “ItRead More…

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MANY OLDER NEWS ORGS WOULD LOVE TO SEE BUZZFEED STUMBLE ::CARING MORE ABOUT WINNING THAN SUCCEEDING::

[BuzzFeed UK editor-in-chief Janine Gibson] believes a fissure has opened up in the news business, dividing consumers born before or after 1981. “There is a watershed of media that peopleRead More…

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1 IN 4 MEDIA JOBS NOW IN INTERNET/MOBILE PUBLISHING & ONLINE BROADCAST ::MILLENNIAL MEDIA::

Jobs in Media 1990-2016Create your own infographics Few industries have been affected by the digital or information age as much as newspapers and other traditional publishing industries (books, magazines, etc.).Read More…

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TAKE LESSON FROM SUSPENSE PART OF FB LIVE EXPLODING WATERMELON, NOT THE POINTLESS PART

Here’s what [The New York Times’ Louise Story] learned one month in [with Facebook Live]: It’s not video; it’s “live interactive journalism.” BuzzFeed’s watermelon explosion nailed why the format works [Newsplexer’sRead More…