Las comunicaciones que vienen

By Eduardo Arriagada | Enlaces seleccionados por Eduardo Arriagada (@earriagada), decano de Comunicaciones UC, para entender las tendencias relevantes en la industria.

Survey Finds Newsrooms Are Monitoring Metrics, Not Acting on Them

Nearly all newsrooms monitor digital metrics, but many miss out on opportunities to learn from the data they collect, according to a new survey of …

Statistics

How Uber Lost More Than $1 Billion in the First Half of 2016

Uber has upended the transportation industry in the span of a few years. But the ride-hailing company has been losing a lot of money while doing so.<p>Uber recorded losses of roughly $1.2 billion in the first half of 2016, according to a person briefed on the company’s financial data, who spoke on the …

Uber

4 reasons messaging apps are so important for publishers

I’ve written before about why Facebook is still the king within the social media space, and why its reign will last for some time. Having a strong …

WhatsApp

AI And The Future Of Smartphones

Artificial intelligence (AI) was once a science fiction dream, but today’s technology brings it ever closer to reality. And, unlike those science fiction movies where AI resided in life-like android bodies, it may soon fit neatly in our pockets. Through advances in areas such as deep learning and …

Big Ideas

Facebook, Twitter, and other online platforms will cost UK newspapers £500 million by 2026

It’s no secret that the emergence of news-hosting platforms such as Google News, Facebook and Twitter are biting into the revenue of traditional newspaper outlets, but new research says it will cost UK newspapers £500m by 2026.<p>OC&C Strategy Consultants embarked upon consumer research of 10,000 …

Facebook

Inside Donald Trump’s new strategy to counter the view of many that he is ‘racist’

Donald Trump is rapidly trying to turn around his presidential campaign with a vigorous and at times strained effort to shed a label applied to him by a substantial portion of the electorate: racist.<p>Guided by his new campaign leadership, the Republican nominee has ordered a full-fledged strategy to …

Donald Trump

Mi viene da piangere :( #amatrice https://t.co/xPiT7PRxMy

Earthquake strikes central Italy

<b>A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, south of the city of Perugia, the US Geological Survey says, with the shock also felt in Rome.</b><p>The quake hit at 03:36 (01:36 GMT), 76 km (47 miles) southeast of the city, at the very shallow depth of 10km (six miles), the USGS said,<p>In Rome, some …

Italy

Felicitamos a Vicente Bianchi, compositor de nuestro himno, por ser el ganador del Premio Nacional de Música 2016. https://t.co/dym7DZStNT

Convent among collapsed buildings in Amatrice. #ItalyEarthquake Photo @Agenzia_Ansa https://t.co/fJvAZq6MRO

¿Por qué Chile se convirtió en el nuevo Miami?

En este video, te contamos los beneficios y las advertencias de la nueva moda de viajar al país vecino para comprar más barato

NRS: More than 70% of The Independent's UK audience reads the title only on mobile

<b>Credit: Image from Shutterstock.</b><p>Some 73 per cent of those who read The Independent in the UK do so only from a smartphone or a tablet, according to …

Online Journalism

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Dear old media: Get over yourselves

The newsroom of The New York Times, 1942. Photo credit: The United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division, Wikimedia Commons<p><b>The</b> …

Journalism school

Defiant Toasts at the Gawker Wake

Since its beginning in 2002, Gawker has been a veritable schadenfreude machine, taking delight in deflating the egos of New York’s cultural elite, among other, perhaps less worthy, targets.<p>So it made sense that it commemorated its own bankruptcy proceedings and impending sale Wednesday night in …

Nick Denton

Arianna Huffington signs off at The Huffington Post

NEW YORK (AP) — The Huffington Post is going to be without a Huffington.<p>Arianna Huffington, a one-time conservative commentator, oversaw the explosive growth of the liberal online blog and news site she co-founded in 2005, which went on to win a Pulitzer in less than a decade.<p>Huffington, who has …

Arianna Huffington

Trump may have found the perfect attack to use against Hillary

One way to know Donald Trump’s onslaught against Hillary Clinton’s “stamina” is working to his benefit: Nearly every national newspaper columnist and …

John McCain

Trump Faces Hurdle With Minority Voters as Clinton Maintains Lead, Poll Shows

Hillary Clinton continues to hold a large national lead over Donald Trump, 50 percent to 42 percent, weeks after the Democratic National Convention.<p>Clinton's 8-point advantage is virtually unchanged from her 9-point lead last week, and she has seen similar margins since the end of July. These …

Donald Trump

The Guardian starts selling time-based ad campaigns

The Guardian is running its first digital ad campaign based on the amount of time people see the ads.<p>Advertisers can now buy ads across the …

Advertising

How Are Journalists Using Social Media? (Report)

Social media has grown from friend communication service to all-encompassing digital life tool. During this digital evolution, journalists who were …

Social Media

As sites abandon comments, The Coral Project aims to turn the tide

<b>NPR last week</b> announced its decision to shut down comments on its website in favor of comments on social media—saying “the audience itself has …

Social Media

Liberal, Moderate or Conservative? See How Facebook Labels You

You may think you are discreet about your political views. But Facebook, the world’s largest social media network, has come up with its own determination of your political leanings, based on your activity on the site.<p>And now, it is easy to find out how Facebook has categorized you — as very liberal …

Facebook

iPad Pro 2 Features, Price And Launch Date [RUMOR]

The next iteration of the iPad Pro 2 could be coming soon — if you believe what the rumors are saying. The current model has been around for less …

Prices

Exclusive: BuzzFeed Divides Its News and Entertainment Divisions in Company-Wide Reorganization

A staff memo underscores how the new media giant sees video as key to its longevity.<p>BuzzFeed, the somewhat new media giant, is multiplying. The company announced today that it will separate itself into two distinct departments—BuzzFeed News and a newly formed BuzzFeed Entertainment Group (BFEG)—in …

Buzzfeed

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NY Times to Shutter NYT Now App

The New York Times is shuttering NYT Now, the app that provided users with a curated list of Times stories and items from external sources. The app …

Advertising

What Laurie Hernandez’s silver medal on the balance beam is worth, in terms of sponsorship deals

As soon as Laurie Hernandez won the silver medal on the balance beam on Monday (Aug. 15), her agent’s phone started ringing. Marketers were eager to hear more about the US gymnast, who had just won her first individual title in the Rio games—and her second overall. She beat out her all-star …

Simone Biles