You can identify cheap news by its lack of utility. That’s why some people often have a hard time distinguishing between what is true and what isn’t. Most content created by otherwise legitimate news organizations is useless to news consumers because it is not actionable. There’s nothing people can do with that information — just like fake news.
audience. If you are delivering g…g to worry about because the thing for broadcasters and others to do is to focus on their audience. If you are delivering good content and getting good engagement, you won’t be affected by any algorithm change. I’ve written in further detail about that here.
…t actionable metrics — meaning we can’t really use them to feed into editorial or content strategy. Things to pay attention to are dwell time, retention rate and watch time. Look at how your content is consumed and shared.