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Information Literacy Has Americans Divided

There is a large digital divide in America when it comes to information found online and how we assess it. A great tension exists between trusting digital information and wanting to learn new information. Pew Research Center has survey Americans …

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 …

Viral Story Writer Tells All

What does it take to get someone to click on a headline at a news site so the article becomes a viral story? Here are a few tricks to the trade from a writer who’s job it is to create …

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 …

Do Google and Facebook Control the News?

It is more than an interesting question. News publishers are quite worried that they do and have banned together with the intent to ask “Congress for an antitrust exemption to let news organizations collectively bargain, like a union would, with …

The New Google News Not As Robust

Google News has often been a source for interesting articles to accompany Goldman blog posts. After the new format change, one of Google News’ best features is now missing. It used to be possible to do a deep dive news …

Annual State of the News Media Reports

The Pew Research Center has begun releasing its annual analysis of the state of the news media. Its first two reports on newspapers and cable news were posted yesterday online here. These annual reports which look at audience composition …

Public Relations Service Cision Makes News

Cision, the media research and posting service that many public relations firms and large businesses use, is going public. Initially begun in 1892 as a Swedish press-clipping service, the company has grown by purchasing a number of public relations services …