by Kevin Anderson on May 24, 2013
WordPress has grown from its origins as a blogging platform into a powerful content management system, and now many news organisations including Reuters, the New York Times, CNN and Forbes use it to power parts of their sites. One of the benefits of using WordPress is that it can be adapted and extended using plug-ins, but there are hundreds to choose from, so which are the best? We look at five of the most useful for news organisations.
by Kevin Anderson on March 26, 2013
Matching the time you publish content on your website with the time your audience is most likely to be online is a simple and affordable way to increase consumption and engagement. Publishing specific types of content at times of the day when that type of content is most in demand works even better.
Data journalism is evolving quickly beyond its roots as a way to analyse numbers and create charts into entirely new ways to tell stories incorporating images, video and text. The results are impressive but the process can seem daunting. We look at ways to justify the effort and build a business case for developing these types of projects.
by Kevin Anderson on February 26, 2013
Last year, the number of internet subscribers doubled in Zimbabwe, largely due to the increase in mobile internet users. The mobile revolution is here, and news organisations need to think beyond how to distribute their content to mobile audiences and already think about how they need to respond commercially to this shift.