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Measuring Impact

Measuring Impact

10 new paradigms for digital journalism

Former ICFJ Knight Fellow James Breiner goes over the 10 new paradigms of the digital news era at a time of decreased trust in the media.

James Breiner | June 01, 2018

How to introduce impact tracking to your newsroom

Readers want to pay for news that has an impact, but how do you track and share this information? ICFJ Knight Fellow Pedro Burgos shares advice alongside the launch of a new impact-tracking tool.

Pedro Burgos | April 10, 2018

How to adapt your digital publication to Facebook’s News Feed changes

Experts in social media give advice on how to continue to grow and reach audiences following Facebook's News Feed changes.

Vladimir Vásquez | February 27, 2018

How a local newsroom in Brazil learned to track its impact

This digital-first, Brazilian newsroom uses an impact-tracking tool designed by ICFJ Knight Fellow Pedro Burgos to gain a more accurate and meaningful measure of impact beyond the number of clicks. 

Sam Berkhead | February 26, 2018

To make fact-checking go viral, ’silence is golden’

During a recent webinar, Giovanni Zagni from Italy's Pagella Politica and Catherine Gicheru from Kenya's PesaCheck shared their best advice for making fact-checking and verification spread faster than fake news.

Oren Levine | December 20, 2017

Reuters Institute survey gives insight into why readers distrust the media

“Rebuilding trust will a long-term process and will require the commitment of publishers, platforms and consumers over many years.”

Ricardo Bilton | December 15, 2017

How an investigation into fake Ph.Ds became a case study for newsroom transformation

Indonesia's Tempo Media Group used lessons learned from its fake Ph.D. investigation to become a digitally oriented newsroom.

Sherry Ricchiardi | December 14, 2017

Harvard experiment finds large effects from small news outlets

Even small publishers have a large effect on the national discourse, according to a new paper published in Science on the effects of news. 

Jason Alcorn | November 17, 2017

3 tools for tracking and measuring your newsroom's impact

Tools can help journalists move beyond just website metrics and get a bigger picture about how people engage, react and converse about stories. 

Oren Levine | November 02, 2017

Challenges and opportunities in data journalism

A study from Google News Lab and PolicyViz provides insight into the state of data journalism and explores challenges practitioners face in this field.

Sherry Ricchiardi | October 31, 2017

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