David Carr writing in The New York Times:
“If I were being paid by the click for this column, I might have begun it this way: Will an oppressive emphasis on ‘click bait’ mean that the news ends up imprisoned by transgendered models posing in disgraceful listicles accompanied by kidnapped nude kittens?”
His column centers on the business of journalism in a new media world:
“Now that metrics are part of the news agenda, all of the sticks are in the air. Just because something is popular does not make it worthy, but ignoring audience engagement is a sure route to irrelevance.”
@carr2n concludes his opinion piece with a cat picture.
But my cat pic is better than his.
#BreakingNews #Developing #JustIn #Exclusive:
Meet my neighbor: Holy Gotham City, Batman! – the Caped Crusader uncovered:
Look at the shadow. Bat-cat.
New-media journalism “click.”
Some reporters and firms struggle in the new media balance of engagement and journalism.
My tip: all things in moderation, strategically.
Follow your plan.
Your have one, right?