Kaleida’s Attention Index ranks the Top 25 articles for May 2017, US news sources

Kaleida, a media research and data company, today released its first Attention Score ranking of U.S. news. The data is based on the open source Attention Index algorithm from Kaleida previewed for the first time this week.

CNN topped the list with the article “The House just passed a bill that affects overtime pay” on May 4th by Julia Horowitz . The article was promoted on CNN’s home page for 33 hours which has an Alexa Rank of 105, and it was pushed via CNN’s brand page on Facebook with 27,386,540 followers. Facebook reported 85,276 engagements for the article.

Other major news stories included articles about James Comey, the Portland train murders, and repealing the Affordable Care Act.

About The Attention Index. The Attention Index is a proposed open standard for measuring premium media. The algorithm combines data about what professional media orgs value with what consumers of media value. The scoring system surfaces high impact media and data which can be used to support healthier economics across the media ecosystem. The data, algorithm and methodology are publicly available with a Creative Commons license.

For more information, visit https://kaleida.github.io/attention-index/

About Kaleida. Kaleida is a media research company based in the UK. The company sells data and analysis about the attention economy to companies who do business in the media ecosystem.

For more information, visit https://www.kaleida.com/

Kaleida and The Attention Index are supported by Google’s DNI fund.