Government Concerns About Gig Economy

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Government Concerns About Gig Economy

In January, The Treasury Department released a tax study on the gig economy. This growing economic force has been touted in the media as an exciting and beneficial change in how people make money. However, The Treasury Department has real …

Is Facebook A Media Company?

As much as Facebook doesn’t want to be seen as a media company, it continues to be forced in that direction. Its news feeds have been an important part of the company’s consumer engagement, but with accusations that Facebook has …

The Year’s Best Journalism

The best reporting of 2016? Columbia Journalism Review offers a list.…

Nonprofit Journalism Contributions Spike

According to a story in The New York Times, nonprofit journalism organizations are seeing a flood of small and large contributions following the election. The amount of giving is substantially more than last year. Why this is is unclear. …

Media Visionary For 2016

In recognition of Cyber Monday, we are highlighting an honor received by Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon, as Media Visionary for 2016. Adweek gave him this award for investments he has made in the Washington Post which he purchased in …

Media Content Venture Creates Big Change

Adobe has joined with Reuters to market photographic images and video. The new media content will be licensed through Adobe’s Creative Cloud libraries. According to Venture Beat which has the news story, “it gives newsrooms, freelancers, and bloggers extra incentive …

News Media Doesn’t Reflect U.S. Diversity

This story from BillMoyers.com explains how today’s news media and their newsrooms don’t come close to reflecting America’s diversity. It uses a photo from an MSNBC ad about their journalist who cover the presidential campaign to make the article’s point …

Social Media and the Olympics

NBC says it is putting an unprecedented social media push into its Olympics coverage … a report from Newsday.

The Renaissance of Podcasting

NPR is benefiting from the resurgence of podcasting … Adweek reports.…

Only 6% Trust News Media

NBC News posted a news story that only 6% of the United States trusts the news media. The survey was done by Media Insight Project. It found the biggest component of trust is accuracy and 4 in 10 people had …