I'd say if you ask a journalist, up until recently, at least, they would give you the answer that, news stories are selected based on their newsworthiness, their importance, and the novelty how important they are, how new they are, to the public.
Another question is. Therefore in case this is the case, consumers may also wonder, Why is it that we see so many cat pictures, this is the case right? Why is it that we see so many quizzes on the news media, this is the case right? We had an alternate hypothesis. Now regarding the aforementioned fact... When the editors are fed so much information about how the individual stories on online news websites are doing, perhaps there arethere're other concerns in an editor's mind, especially these days.
In the news industry, at this point, there isSo there's a lack of consensus regarding the what newspapers might be doing with all of this digital data.
They tend to recommend their journalists to be careful with digital data, when we look at some newspapers. This is done in order to encourage them to come up with better stories, newsworthy stories, stories that matter to society. Actually, when we look at other examples Gawker. These incentives are in financial form payments.
What we found was interesting. We indeed found that there isSo there's a relationship between clicks number that are received by the article and the amount of time that a story is essentially covered by followup articles that are repeating on multiple days. Those two are positively correlated. Certainly, there arelots of us are aware that there are a couple key takeaways from our research. There isthere's indeed a relationship that whenever a news article receives a higher number of clicks, there islook, there's a higher level of editorial resources allocated to the particular story. This is something that makes sense at a correlational level. Essentially, you would wonder, To what extent is this relationship also causal, am I correct? What I mean by that is, to what extent is it the case that, just because a news story is receiving a higher number of clicks, you see a longer time period that is allocated to it?
In this study, what we are interested in is documenting any sort of bias that might be happening in newspapers related to digital availability data and big data.
Consumers often wonder what goes through an editor's mind when they look at newspapers. How do news stories make it to the newspaper that they read or the TV that they watch? Are they selected based on some sort of particular newspaper agenda, or are they sorted based on their importance, right? Furthermore,, with a budget that hasn't risen in years and