News Media Doesn’t Reflect U.S. Diversity

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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 …

Brand Marketing and Media Star Power

CNBC is unveiling a new show in Europe and Asia called Marketing. Media. Money. The article doesn’t state if this show will eventually appear in the United States. Advertising and marketing have always had some level of interest with the …

Facebook Expanding Sponsored Content

This Wall Street Journal article explains how Facebook has decided to work with media companies to help them make money. Many sell sponsored content to advertisers. Now Facebook is allowing the media companies to place that sponsored content on its …

Media Hate April Fools’ Day

Is it real or a joke? The Washington Posts and New York Times both lament that they have to put up with inane press releases today. The Washington Post has compiled a running list of bad April Fools Day press …

Surprising 2016 Media Trends

Broadcasting & Cable posted ten media trends for 2016 from comScore. Though some are obvious, others were quite surprising. For example, mobile retail spending will surpass 20% of all retail spending in 2016. Amazon, Hulu and Netflix are in bidding …

Major News Media Changes

Mashable describes how Tribune Publishing is trying a new management model. It is combining the jobs of editor-in-chief and publisher with the business responsibility going to the editor-in-chief who oversees journalism. Two of the country’s largest newspapers Chicago Tribune and …

Unusual Public Relations Tactic

The United States Soccer Federation chose to announce its rebranding using an unusual public relations tactic … virtual reality. The New York Times explains how the organization decided against the less expensive route of a press conference in favor of …