Print Almost No Longer Exist 

Source: Monday Note

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Facebook Stands Up To Clickbait, Day 2: The Media Responds

(Adage.com) – CEO of Major Facebook Publisher: ‘This Is a Big Change for All Publishers’

The media industry responded predictably to an announcement from Facebook Thursday that articles using so-called “clickbait” headline tropes will get lower billing in the social giant’s all-important News Feed product, which publishers rely on for sweet, sweet referral traffic. (Sponsored posts will not be affected by Facebook’s efforts to target clickbait, a spokeswoman confirmed.)

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How to Leverage Spotlight’s Oscar Win

 

This is an email from the AJC regarding their investigative journalism that leverages the Oscar win for Spotlight.

Dear Robert,

As you can probably guess, our newsroom has been buzzing since “Spotlight” was awarded its best picture Oscar. We’re excited because the film did such an extraordinary job of presenting to a broad audience the kind of work that inspired many of us to become journalists.

I want to take this opportunity to let you know that the AJC is committed to investigative journalism and considers the work of holding officials and institutions accountable. We challenge ourselves to demand integrity and effectiveness in your government and public institutions.

Here are some of the “spotlight” stories we’ve done in your community:

We want to share in the celebration of the story “Spotlight” had to tell and to remind you that we do this kind of work every day at the AJC.

Sincerely,

Kevin G. Riley

Editor,

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution