Happy November! Here’s a new round of “Got 5 Minutes? Here are 5 Links to Check Out” :
1) “You Don’t Need Big Data — You Need the Right Data” by Maxwell Wessel
An article about “how the size of the data isn’t the most critical factor.” Read More
Why you should read it: It provides questions you can ask in order to figure out the right data.
2) “5 Tips for Using Analytics in the Newsroom” by Thalia Fairweather
An article about how to approach analytics when you want to improve the quality of your content. Read More
Why you should read it: It’s one article that contains advice from three experts.
3) “Facebook Is America’s Favorite Media Product” by Robinson Meyer
An article with new Pew research about Facebook and the size of its adult audience in America. Read More
Why you should read it: Wow. Definitely puts adult Facebook use into perspective.
4) “Putting the Polling Miss of the 2016 Election in Perspective” by Nate Cohn, Josh Katz, and Kevin Quealy
An article about the polling miss and how “it wasn’t wholly out of the ordinary.” Read More
Why you should read it: Interesting stuff!
5) “Emojis: Why We Love Them So Much and What They Mean” by Aleksandra Atanasova
An article that examines the appeal of emojis and the complexity behind this “new language.” Read More
Why you should read it: As the author says, “Know thy smiley.”
If you are interested in perusing the other rounds of links we handpicked for you then here you go: