Jeff Neely

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A toddler’s view of the future of media

“Consumers will increasingly expect to find their favorite media brands on new devices and platforms.”<p><b>More personalized mobile alerts</b>: The mobile app alert is perhaps the most intimate of all forms of news delivery, as information is sent directly to your pocket regardless of where you are or what …

Appreciating the digital difference

“It is the newsrooms that are embracing these differences, as opposed to fighting them, that are growing and innovating as the medium develops.”<p>The emerging field of digital journalism has been subjected to intense scrutiny over the past decade. This scrutiny has often focused on the ways in which …

Getting past the data paradox

“Our future as an industry lies in our ability to tap into the resources and empirical insights that Big Data offers without eroding the trust of our users.”<p>A perfect storm has been brewing for 2014, but don’t worry there’s no thundersnow. It’s the data revolution that’s already ripped through …

Find starters, not stars

“It’s a trap to conflate popularity and the ability to build a new property.”<p>2013 was a big year for “stars” in the news industry — Nate Silver (and Jason Whitlock and Keith Olbermann) to ESPN, Peter King staying at Sports Illustrated to launch his spinoff site The MMQB, David Pogue (and Katie …

Tomorrow’s metric for news is action

“As journalism gets more one-to-one, causes become more personal, and communities divide into subsets of subsets, someone will find a metric to meet the moment.”<p>The tools we use to measure the value of our journalism seem to fail us: Metrics don’t match our lofty objectives, or their innate …

Getting closer to the global newsroom

“Writers need to find readers wherever they are, and as more media is produced on mobile devices and the process of consumption begins to look more and more like creation, this will become obvious.”<p>The boom in the viral-friendly packaging of news stories — aping BuzzFeed, Upworthy, and their peers …