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Measuring Impact

Building great data tools is not enough

ICFJ Knight Fellow Raymond Joseph highlights the importance of outreach and training to introduce new data tools to journalists. 

Raymond Joseph | November 20, 2015

ICFJ Knight roundup: Who's at #MozFest 2015

MozFest 2015 is this weekend, ICFJ Knight Fellow Christopher Guess launches Push and more from the Knight Fellows in this week’s roundup.

Alyssa Mesich | November 06, 2015

Q&A with Nic Dawes: Helping India’s Hindustan Times bridge the print-to-digital gap

IJNet talked to Nic Dawes, chief editorial and content officer at the Hindustan Times, to find out more about the changes occurring in the newsroom and the importance of adapting to digital. 

Sophie Westover | October 22, 2015

Media Impact Project's Dana Chinn: 'Add audience analytics to what is essential to journalism'

The director of the University of Southern California's Media Impact Project encourages journalists to spend 15 minutes a day taking an audience-first approach to data.

Ashley Nguyen | October 01, 2015

iGrab gives journalists a multimedia toolkit on their own smartphones

Free app iGrab lets journalists create multimedia content on the go, Facebook introduces a new tool and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.

IJNet | September 18, 2015

St. Louis Public Radio's Kelsey Proud offers tips for engaging niche audiences

During a recent NPR editorial training webinar, engagement editor Kelsey Proud outlined seven questions all journalists should ask themselves to involve their target audience.

Sam Berkhead | September 16, 2015

Five ways for nonprofit news outlets to measure success without analytics

If you're trying to move past the clicks, here are five indicators of success that are more useful for nonprofit publications. 

Alex Stonehill | August 13, 2015

Building data journalism products with users in mind

Roper suggests conceptualizing each project with three distinct groups in mind: partners, users and audience, with each group needing its own metric for monitoring success. 

Chris Roper | July 30, 2015

Violence against journalists: finding the media’s role in reporting press freedom violations

A group of students from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs conducted a cross-country study on how the press cover journalists safety. 

Carolina Morais Araujo | July 15, 2015

How mobile metrics fall short for news outlets and advertisers

Measuring Internet traffic is no simple matter, but metrics are important for advertisers to determine how much they'll pay for their messages to appear in a digital publication.

James Breiner | July 13, 2015

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