What tools and metrics are news organizations using to measure social media impact?

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New tools like Seattle’s Newsdex offer the ability for local news sites to quickly assess their network size, and how they rank amongst their peers. What are the different ways you are measuring impact, reach and quality of service to the readers you serve?


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Michael Fancher is a co-convenor of The Seattle Journalism Commons, which connects people and ideas, in person and online, in order to catalyze journalists and the public in creating, disseminating and engaging with news and information. Fancher retired from The Seattle Times in 2008 after 20 years as the executive editor.