journalism tag

As is always the case, I was pleased to receive an email from my good friend and journalist SA Mathieson last week. SA, who I worked with at The Guardian and who now works for EHI Intelligence as an analyst, often has interesting things to say about journalism and we occasionally talk about the industry …

Often I get asked what a community editor does, a question I sometimes find it hard to answer. But increasingly I tell people that it’s the community editor’s job to say what everyone else is thinking. Here’s an example to show you what I mean. On yesterday’s story about the Twitter trolls who sent rape …

Not so long ago, comments on many news sites were just a way of generating revenue. Lots of comments yielded higher page traffic through repeat visits and time spent on page as well as additional SEO benefit (Disqus did some research in 2011 which summarised these long held ideas). For some news organisations that’s still …