Facebook, Snapchat Deals Produce Meager Results for News Outlets

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Newspapers and other media outlets are struggling to make money from their partnerships with tech giants like Facebook and Snapchat, raising concerns over their business models in a news landscape increasingly dominated by social media platforms. Some publishers are scaling back on Facebook Inc.’s Instant Articles program, in which they host stories directly on the […]

The New York Times is trying to narrow the distance between reporters and analytics data It’s building on its in-house analytics dashboard, Stela, with the goal of making audience engagement data easy to find, simple to understand, and even fun to use

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Shan Wang @shansquared Over the course of the morning of July 8, a New York Times story about the shooting of police officers in Dallas changed headlines more than a dozen times — introducing the name of the suspected shooter, then changing to include possible motive, then changing to reflect that the suspect had been […]

Facebook Ramps Up Its Instant Articles, and the Washington Post Is All In

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Last spring Facebook started hosting stories from the New York Times, BuzzFeed and other publishers directly on its iPhone app — a move that generated much chatter and hand-wringing about the Future of Media. Since then, Future of Media chatterers have moved on to other topics, and it has been hard to see much evidence of Facebook’s […]

Facebook woos journalists with Signal, a dashboard to gather news across Facebook and Instagram

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Signal helps journalists find, source, and embed content from Facebook and Instagram. Facebook isn’t finished with its attempts to move journalists away from their reliance on Twitter. On Thursday, the company launched Signal, a free discovery and curation platform that helps journalists see what’s trending in photos, videos, and (public) posts across Facebook and Instagram. […]