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Pablo Mancini

Blog Entries by Pablo Mancini

Metrics for Attention in Networks

0 Comments | Posted March 22, 2012 | 6:15 PM

The challenge of mass media, and journalists, with social networks is not getting fans or followers. The most important mission is to expand our editorial relevance in these new environment of cultural consumption and participation.

Journalistic relevance in networks is not guaranteed by the increasing number of followers, of...

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Data Journalism: Facts Are Sacred

0 Comments | Posted December 27, 2011 | 9:35 AM

Simon Rogers' book Facts are Sacred: The Power of Data was published as a Kindle version on Dec. 22nd. The author is in charge of one of the more interesting initiatives of data journalism in the industry, The Guardian's Data Store.

Facts are...

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Like a Network, Unlike a Magnet

0 Comments | Posted December 1, 2011 | 10:43 AM

The work and results of digital media are produced within a network, but, generally, they tend to be measured and analyzed as if they were magnets.

Due to the kind of cultural consumption shaped by the analogical model, media have historically behaved like a magnet, instead of like a...

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An Earthquake For Digital Media in Latin America

0 Comments | Posted September 7, 2011 | 7:32 AM

The digital editions of Latin American mass media outlets have played in recent years a leading role in the development of the region's online journalism and advertising. Newspaper sites were established in 1995 to be the leading content nodes within the broader daily news diet, and as the target for...

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"Wiki" Democracy Begins In Argentina

0 Comments | Posted August 24, 2011 | 7:27 AM

Citizens analyze the official documents of the primary election, and they are finding irregularities. First drafts of transparency, open government and the power to work a lot with very little data.

Last Sunday, Argentina's President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner won the country's first national primary...

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