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“There is not one but several “cultures of the click.” Take the example of the gap between what…”

August 28 Comments Off Category: Feed, Journalism, Tumblr

There is not one but several “cultures of the click.”

Take the example of the gap between what journalists say about web metrics and what they do when they check their own traffic numbers. I find that journalists are particularly likely to have conflicted reactions to metrics when working for publications with high editorial ambitions facing financial instability. In this case, writers criticize the chase for clicks, but also understand online success as a signal of professional value.

When it comes to chasing clicks, journalists say one thing but feel pressure to do another.

Trolls drive Anita Sarkeesian out of her house to prove misogyny doesn’t exist

August 28 Comments Off Category: Feed, Games, Tumblr

Trolls drive Anita Sarkeesian out of her house to prove misogyny doesn’t exist:

Earlier this week, feminist critic Anita Sarkeesian posted the latest in a series of crowdfunded videos called Tropes vs. Women, devoted to aggregating and analyzing games that portray women as…

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“The problem is that the basic economics of that work have become so threatened that I don’t know…”

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“The problem is that the basic economics of that work have become so threatened that I don’t know what independent writers are supposed to do.”

I’m Not Sure There’s a Workable Path for Professional Online Writers.

New PressForward release!

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