Data vs. Editorial Judgment: The Danger of Chasing Numbers

by Myriah Towner
This article first appeared on the Content Strategist and has been reprinted with permission. When Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 mysteriously went missing in March 2014, the story completely dominated the news cycle for at least a week. But one network stretched the opportunity too thin, covering the story long after any new details emerged about the missing flight. Why? Because data told it to.Read the full article