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Masterclass 51: Analytics for journalists | Multimedia Journalism

Masterclass 51: Analytics for journalists | Multimedia Journalism | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it

This Masterclass is about analytics, or the analysis of web traffic

We'll look at how to use analytics tools to chart the effectiveness of your journalism
Analytics show you not only how you have done, but can help you improve what you produce in the future.

If you work for a publisher or broadcaster, analytics tools will be built into the content management system you use. As a journalist, you may or may not have access to those analytics.

Here we'll concentrate on how you can install your own analytics tool on your websites, blogs and apps, and how to use the analytics tools built in to social media networks.

Google Analytics is a powerful free tool, and we'll look here at:

How to install Google Analytics

How to understand the analytics that Google gives you

We'll also look at analytics tools for:

Twitter

Facebook

YouTube

Instagram

Next: How to install Google Analytics

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10 Essential iPhone Tips, New and Old - TIME

10 Essential iPhone Tips, New and Old - TIME | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
TIME10 Essential iPhone Tips, New and OldTIMEThe iPhone is known for its simplicity, but not everything about it is obvious. Beyond its straightforward grid of apps lies plenty of tricks that make Apple's phone easier to use.
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Foursquare to Launch New Search-Oriented Homepage ...

Foursquare to Launch New Search-Oriented Homepage ... | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
We say it a lot whenever we're talking about Foursquare – but the company that started as a simple gamified check-in app has been consistently “moving beyond the check-in” as of late. They recently launched a massive ...
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CUNY to start publishing journalism books | JIMROMENESKO.COM

CUNY to start publishing journalism books | JIMROMENESKO.COM | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Jeff Jarvis reports CUNY Journalism School will start publishing print books and ebooks about journalism with a focus on new business models. The first offering from CUNY Journalism Press will be Andy Carvin's account of ...
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#Podcast – Connecting journalism and technology: Lessons for hack day success

#Podcast – Connecting journalism and technology: Lessons for hack day success | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Both within and outside of the newsroom, journalists, developers, designers – and people with other skillsets – are coming together to either work on projects as part of dedicated hack days, or just make new connections through more casual meetings.
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Newsstand at one: Three approaches to iPad publishing

Newsstand at one: Three approaches to iPad publishing | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
A look at how Conde Nast, Future Publishing and Dennis Publishing have found success on Apple's Newsstand...
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Facebook Updates are No Longer Being Sent to Twitter

Facebook Updates are No Longer Being Sent to Twitter | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Facebook users that have their accounts linked to Twitter started noticing on Thursday that their posts are no longer showing up on the smaller social network as expected. This appears to affect all types of content being ...
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5 Ways to Improve Your Facebook Engagement | Social Media ...

5 Ways to Improve Your Facebook Engagement | Social Media ... | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Facebook post strategies: Learn how craft Facebook updates to get more likes, comments, shares, and interaction with your brand.
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Google brings history to life through multimedia lessons - NBCNews.com

Google brings history to life through multimedia lessons - NBCNews.com | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Google brings history to life through multimedia lessonsNBCNews.comHistory can be seen as the sum of great stories, but it's through personal tales that we feel the impact of historic events.
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Twitter Quietly Launches User Directory - Search Engine Journal

Twitter Quietly Launches User Directory - Search Engine Journal | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Marketing LandTwitter Quietly Launches User DirectorySearch Engine JournalBasically, Twitter is aiming to draw people who are searching Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc., for someone in particular.
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Create Interactive Infographics with Easel.ly and (Then) ThingLink

Create Interactive Infographics with Easel.ly and (Then) ThingLink | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
A reader (and fun Tweeter) had a smart idea following our post last week on using ThingLink creatively in journalism. I had to pass it along.
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iPhone photos processed using traditional darkroom technique

iPhone photos processed using traditional darkroom technique | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
developed using an iphone-powered digital enlarger, the series of prints are conceived using a traditional darkroom processing technique.
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10 ways to prevent plagiarism, fabrication at college newspapers (and in any ... - Poynter.org

10 ways to prevent plagiarism, fabrication at college newspapers (and in any ...Poynter.orgThe incidents made me think about the particular challenges that student journalists face, and the steps that college newspapers can take to help them.
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21 Inspiring iPhone App Websites | Inspiration

21 Inspiring iPhone App Websites | Inspiration | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
iPhone App websites are always a good source of inspiration. They are, most of the time, beautifully designed and showcase some really interesting apps. It's.
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Detailed Schedule Takes Shape for Poynter Journalism Ethics Forum - Sacramento Bee

Detailed Schedule Takes Shape for Poynter Journalism Ethics Forum - Sacramento Bee | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Detailed Schedule Takes Shape for Poynter Journalism Ethics ForumSacramento BeeST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct.
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TubeChop for Journalism: How a YouTube Clip-Selector Can Help You (and Your Readers)

TubeChop for Journalism: How a YouTube Clip-Selector Can Help You (and Your Readers) | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
One of my favorite parts of the comment section of YouTube is the ability to link a timestamp (say “0:31″) to a particular point in a video, letting someone just click on the “0:31″ in blue and see, in full, the point you’re referencing.
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Dark social: Why measuring user engagement is even harder than you think

Dark social: Why measuring user engagement is even harder than you think | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
If you’ve spent any time in a newsroom, traditional or otherwise, you know that publishers are obsessed with measuring where their web traffic comes from.
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Guardian CEO says digital opportunity is “fantastic” but revenues are lagging

Guardian CEO says digital opportunity is “fantastic” but revenues are lagging | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
There is something ironic about a newspaper publisher discussing its financial travails at an event thrown for accountants.
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10 steps young journalists can take to get a great internship - Poynter.org

10 steps young journalists can take to get a great internshipPoynter.orgby Marissa Evans Published Oct. 12, 2012 10:09 am Updated Oct. 12, 2012 10:33 am.
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Creating audio slideshows using slideshare (and more)

I’ve just been putting together a workshop which fits around some discussion about audio journalism and audio slideshows in particular (more about that in the Ivory tower dispatch later this week).
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WSJ‘s iPad Editor Tells How to Get a Job Like His

WSJ‘s iPad Editor Tells How to Get a Job Like His | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
The rise of new media may be a bane for the print medium, but it certainly is a boon for the more tech-inclined. David Ho, editor of mobile, tablets and emerging technology at The Wall Street Journal is one of those folks.
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Five free portfolio and profile platforms for journalists

Five free portfolio and profile platforms for journalists | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
A selection of online portfolio and profile platforms where journalists can showcase their experience and articles...
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Digital first isn’t an option for media — it’s the only way forward

Digital first isn’t an option for media — it’s the only way forward | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Everywhere you look in the traditional media industry, you can see signs of turmoil and disruption: to take just a few recent examples, the New York Times is fighting with its union over cutbacks to benefits, The Guardian is looking at forced...
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Study: Twitter, LinkedIn Gaining On Still-Dominant Facebook Among US Work ... - AllFacebook

Study: Twitter, LinkedIn Gaining On Still-Dominant Facebook Among US Work ... - AllFacebook | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
AllFacebookStudy: Twitter, LinkedIn Gaining On Still-Dominant Facebook Among US Work ...AllFacebookFacebook is still the social network of choice among the U.S.
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Building an 'in-the-moment experience' with The Washington Post's live 'grid'

Building an 'in-the-moment experience' with The Washington Post's live 'grid' | Multimedia Journalism | Scoop.it
Executive producer for digital news Cory Haik discusses the vision behind its live 'grid', built for the US political conventions, and the potential to 're-fashion' it for other news events...
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