Tag: page views

by Jake Batsell

The advertising-driven model of digital journalism depends on maximizing page views, as The Onion bluntly reminded us when it  mocked CNN.com for leading its homepage with Miley Cyrus. But when a news organization introduces online subscriptions, it reconfigures the benchmarks for success. Last spring, The Telegraph in London became the United Kingdom’s first general-interest newspaper […] more »

by Dan Schultz

The planets have finally aligned on one of my early assignments at The Boston Globe. The project is called Quizzler, and it is by no means going to change anything. It’s a quiz system — something the producers ultimately want because it will generate page views. It has been done. This post is not about […] more »