How Facebook is Going for Local News

Presented at ONA18
September 12, 2018
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In early 2018, Facebook made a series of large-scale changes to its Newsfeed and to the system used to track these changes, sending shockwaves through the news industry. By sharing data and opening books, however, publishers can preempt shock and work from a shared set of facts.

This session is designed for:

  • Anyone working in the local news industry and relying on Facebook algorithms for eyeballs
  • Newsrooms interested in a more collaborative, open relationship with their competitors
  • Journalists who want to know the real, complete picture on social metrics

Speakers

Sarah Whitmire
Social Media Editor, McClatchy
Anthony Quintano
Engagement Editor, Honolulu Civil Beat
Cal Lundmark
Regional Audience Growth Producer, The State
Kurt Gessler
Director of Editorial Operations, Chicago Tribune
Session Audio
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