Fake news, what?!
In this article by Robinson Meyer he discusses the effects of fake news. For example he uses a statistic that says “most Americans believe in fake news after seeing it on Facebook.” Also that more people share fake news than real news because of mainstream media such as Facebook where you can find information faster than almost anything. Another important factor that helps spread fake news is people and positions of authority such as the president and his associates, they spread fake news quite often especially very recently some examples from the article are for example... [+] Read more
In a new age defined by technology, social media provides a platform for individuals all over the world to publish pieces of writing. Whether it is a 140 character tweet, or a Facebook post, the identity of a journalist is questioned in the newspaper article, "Digital Age Rewrites the Role of Journalism" written by David Marsh which was published to The Guardian on October 16, 2012.
In the past, the definition of a journalist was as simple as an individual working for a newspaper producing a piece of literature that would go on to be published and was accessible to the... [+] Read more
EXTRA! EXTRA! The news industry is struggling to make profits.
This is not breaking news, as statistics have shown the print industry’s rapid decline and the expanding number of online news sources over-saturating the market. It is no surprise that making money in this industry is difficult. That is why in recent years, publishers have succumbed to their advertising partners’ new strategy, called native advertising.
What is native advertising? A broad definition is: a form of advertising that matches the form and function of the platform on which it appears (Wikipedia). Simply put it: an ad... [+] Read more