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Federal Shield Bill: A New Hope for Old Media

Brad Chase | Posted 06.03.2014 | Media
Brad Chase

A federal media shield bill is moving to the Senate floor and neither political party is happy. Conservative hawks are calling it another White House distraction from a failed foreign policy. Free speech advocates decry the government licensing of journalists.

Who Reported It First? Who Cares.

The New Republic | Posted 09.08.2012 | Media

Can we talk about the nonsense of caring about which news outlet first reports a big piece of news? I'm not talking about a genuine scoop--a report th...

Study Shows Audiences Turn To TV, Online Platforms For News

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2012 | Media

By Venetia Rainey LONDON, July 9 (Reuters) - The news: Americans love to publicly debate it, British people hardly ever pay for it onl...

News Executives Pessimistic Over Future: Poll

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Although news executives know their industry is in trouble, most are unwilling to turn to the government or interest groups for help....

A Few Words About the Future of Media

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Craig Newmark

There are two big issues regarding the survival of news organizations: trust, and business models.

Is the Axe Headed for Newspapers?

Marisa Treviño | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marisa Treviño

When I hear industry professionals say that people don't like to read these days, I have to wonder just how detached they are from what's going on in the world.