We continue to see legacy media do a great job to position themselves for irrelevance. Two recent examples support this trend we’ve been documenting over the past several years follow as today’s quick post.
I’ve written previous posts sharing how data is everyone’s domain, that we need more people with serious data chops, and how data-driven leadership is your organization’s future. So I’m excited to share today our team is launching the next course in our Analytics MOOC (Massive Open Online Course).
BuzzFeed is apparently trying to hire a data editor (see the job listing here, we’ve also screencapped it below for when it’s eventually taken down):
One of the most important things for media to master is the art of the headline, as is the art of the lede. Unfortunately the former is frequently abused purely for the sake of clicks from the average social media user. It’s become less art, more pandering.
I love the NYT, it has always been one of my favorite publications I’ve read daily since I was a kid. However this opinion piece on marijuana reform is without question the single worst thing I think I’ve ever read on the site. Go read it, we’ll wait.