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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 …

Will Fake News Endure?

Thoughts on the fake news problem, from Columbia Journalism Review.…

Combating ‘Fake News’ with Advertising

Media brands being deemed ‘Fake News’ are turning to advertising to address the accusation. Their marketing often educates people on the rigorous processes that make good journalism. A number of these media are claiming that subscriptions and viewership are up …

Is the Fate of Journalism Improving?

According to an ongoing study by the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School, which is charting the convergence between journalism and platform companies, it is not. The study results claim that traditional publishers are losing their role …

The Year’s Best Journalism

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

2017 Predictions For Journalism

Harvard University’s NiemanLab annually asks “the smartest people in journalism and digital media what they think is coming in the next 12 month.” They do this through December 16, so there are a few more predictions that will be added. …

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. …

Thoughts on the Rise of Automated Journalism

How prevalent is automated journalism … and more to the point, how widespread will it become? Thoughts from Columbia Journalism Review.…

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 …