Click Goals: The pressure is always there.

By Martha Waggoner, NewsGuild International Chairperson


Feb. 23, 2018 – When sports reporter Jeff Gordon arrives at the office of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the first thing he sees is a monitor that lists stories based on their popularity or the number of clicks they receive.

And while the newspaper and its unionized newsroom don’t have any official click — or page view — goals, everyone wants their story at the top of the list. Continue reading “Click Goals: The pressure is always there.”