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Toward Trustworthy News: 'Lies, Damn Lies, and Viral Content'

Craig Newmark | Posted 04.13.2015 | Media
Craig Newmark

My perspective, as usual, is that I'm a news consumer, never told anyone how to fix the news, I just want news I can trust.

Letting the Source Call the Shots

Edward Wasserman | Posted 10.03.2012 | Media
Edward Wasserman

Naturally, the value of source feedback can't be discounted. After all, if they were worth consulting to assemble the story, wouldn't their views on the story's adequacy be worth weighing? Still, there's a huge danger of compromise and corruption.

Newsroom Summit Highlights Digital Engagement

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.19.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The newsroom concept is an idea that has been catching on in countless communities where hyperlocal news is now king.

Funding Journalism in the Digital Age

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Finding money to pay for news is an obsession haunting media executives worldwide. The big issues they face are whether to provide free content, how to connect with their audiences, how to cut costs, and how to innovate.

Jason Linkins

Rahm Emanuel 'Bedeviling' News Organizations With His Name | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NPR Ombudsman Alicia Shepard makes note of the curious way that news organizations choose to identify White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, whose v...

America: Make April 8th "National Info-Less Day"

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

That's 24 hours in which no person, no media organization, no blogger, no social network, no whoever or whatever can disseminate, transmit, broadcast, pass along any new information to anyone else.

How To Fell the News Media

Libby Mitchell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Libby Mitchell

There is a secret weapon that could be utilized to bring down every news organization in the world. Brilliant in simplicity, relatively easy to make, ...

TMZ, 700 Club Pass FCC's News Test: "Bona Fide Newscasts"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In a development certain to astonish, the FCC has ruled that Fox's "TMZ" and the Christian Broadcast Network's "The 700 Club" are "bona fide newscasts...