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More on Social Media as Prime News Source

Here are more interesting results from the Pew Research Center’s analysis of how American use social media to obtain news. Though we wrote about social media as a growing source for news for most demographics, there is a segment of …

Getting News on Social Media Grows in 2017

Pew Research Center has an analysis of social media as a source for news. As of August 2017, nearly two-thirds of Americans received their news from a variety of social media sources. This is up overall from 62% in 2016 …

TV News or Online News

The gap between those Americans who get their news from online sources and those who get their news from television is quickly closing. Online news is rapidly catching up as the primary source of news when compared to television according …

News Quiz Results Are in

Last week the Goldman blog identified a news quiz from Pew Research Center. We had no trouble scoring ten out of ten when we took it. Pew Research Center also surveyed Americans to see how the population as a …

Think You Know News – Try This Quiz

Pew Research Center has a news quiz to see how much you know about current events. There are ten questions. In truth, it only measures your results against others who have taken the news quiz, but it’s fun to see …

WIRED Picks Top Science Stories of 2016

Matt Simon from WIRED has chosen the top nine science news stories of 2016. The list includes captivating chronicles of new discovery, personal drama and perseverance leading to technology breakthroughs. Check out his list and see if you agree. …

Facebook Sticks Toe Into Fake News Problem

On December 15, Facebook announced its efforts to solve the proliferation of fake news on its site. The solution sounds well-meaning and involves reputable third party content fact checkers who are notified of apparent fake news after Facebook users flag …

The Internet’s Fake News Problem

CNET’s story on the internet’s fake news problem shows that it is bad and likely to get worse. Google and Facebook have been shown to run fake news. These marketing giants, which are a primary source of news, have made …

The Most Watched Cable News Shows

TV Newser provides a list of the top watched cable news shows for last quarter. The top spots go to Fox News with Megyn Kelly the most watched cable anchor among younger viewers. MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show comes in …