Social Media and Journalists
16.0K views | +0 today
Follow
Social Media and Journalists
Journalists use social media to interact with audiences, stay informed, find sources, and share news.
Curated by Mindy McAdams
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Mindy McAdams
Scoop.it!

Parse.ly study reveals best time to publish stories online

Parse.ly study reveals best time to publish stories online | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it
A report published this week by analytics platform Parse.ly highlights the times of day when online readership is highest and lowest
Mindy McAdams's insight:

Across both mobile and desktop platforms, peak use is at 12:18 p.m. The lowest use comes at 4:22 a.m. 


Published Nov. 7, 2014

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mindy McAdams
Scoop.it!

How a reporter live-tweeted her own speech — and won the #backchannel

How a reporter live-tweeted her own speech — and won the #backchannel | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

“The New York Times reporter anticipated people on Twitter missing the nuance of her ideas, so she came prepared. ... As slides appeared on the big screen behind Amy O’Leary, @amyoleary would somehow — magically — tweet out expertly compressed summaries of her ideas, right on cue. They were live footnotes, a real-time narrative surprise.”

 

(Published May 22, 2012.)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mindy McAdams
Scoop.it!

FOLIO: Roundtable - The shifting landscape of content production

FOLIO: Roundtable - The shifting landscape of content production | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

"What we’ve learned is the audience and the data that emerges from its behavior are having a huge impact on content production and its economics. From social media to mobile to the Web, the way an audience interacts with content drives everything from topics to pricing."

 

(Published March 1, 2012.)

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mindy McAdams
Scoop.it!

Best practices for publishing user-generated content

Best practices for publishing user-generated content | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

"The Associated Press has updated its AP Stylebook with an expanded section on best practices for handling user-generated content. Here are a few of the AP Stylebook's tips."

Mindy McAdams's insight:

When news organizations accept content from users, the news professonals need to follow professional standards. 

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Mindy McAdams
Scoop.it!

Pinterest Now Generates More Referral Traffic than Twitter

Pinterest Now Generates More Referral Traffic than Twitter | Social Media and Journalists | Scoop.it

"A new study ... has found that Pinterest now drives more referral traffic than Twitter. Again, when it comes to referral traffic, Pinterest > Twitter.

 

"The data is based on analytics from 200,000 publishers which reach approximately 270 million unique visitors a month."

 

(Published March 9, 2012.)

more...
No comment yet.