Here are just a few of the global disparities surfaced in a new Pew Research Center report published on Tuesday and covering 39 countries around the world. In South Korea, nearly all of its population 96 percent access the internet at least occasionally, or own a smartphone. In the sub-Saharan African region, median internet use.
Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 165, published June 19, 2018. In play.
The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) annual Congress in early June is one of the media world's major industry events a networking opportunity for close to a thousand attendees from international news publishing, with keynote speakers and panel discussions addressing the future of journalism and the news business in a time of convergent...
Foundations across the U.S. are helping journalists watchdog the powerful but whos watching the foundations? The state of the journalism industry might be much more tattered right now if not for philanthropic dollars helping to sustain national and local news outlets like ProPublica, the Center for Investigative Reporting, the Voice of San Diego, Texas.
Since Patrick Soon-Shiong has resolved his transition issues with Tronc and has finally taken formal ownership of the Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Union-Tribune, many eyes turned toward the NASDAQ at market open today. Their focus: TRNC. What will happen to the price of Tronc shares as investors, a good number of speculators.
The Institute for Nonprofit News held its annual conference in Orlando, Florida, this week and featured two days of speakers trying to share valuable knowledge: how to make money in nonprofit news. The need to find sustainable business practices in nonprofit organizations is just as important as it is for everyone else in journalism. INN.
Weve gotten a sense of what local publishers can contribute to some of Facebooks bigger projects, like Facebook Watch. Theyve shared a documentary on a Texas high school football team, a three-season show exploring Long Islands food scene, and more. Soon, well have a taste of a local publishers first news show on Facebook Watch,.
The biggest single gap between perception and what people actually see. The Reuters Digital News Report for 2018 which we wrote up here includes big sections on fake news and misinformation. A few takeaways: People worry about fake news, but have trouble thinking of times theyve actually seen it.
Gather round for this history of the troubled, not totally requited relationship between news publishers and powerful technology companies like Google and Facebook. No publisher wants to be reliant on a platform that isnt within their control, but few want to miss out, either whether its on free(ish) money from Facebook to produce exclusive..
People are becoming disenchanted with Facebook for news. The Trump bump appears to be sustaining itself. And younger people are more likely to donate money to a news organization than older people.
As Facebook moves to privilege broadly trusted sources in its News Feed, our research shows that broadcasters and newspapers are more trusted than digital-born outlets across a number of countries. Earlier this year, Facebook announced that it would prioritize news from brands that its users perceive as trustworthy, as part of a response to allegations..
Nearly as many people plan to watch this summers World Cup via livestreamed video as on regular ol live TV, a new study out today from the Interactive Advertising Bureau says. Its another sign (if we still need one) of how even live sports cable companies best hope for saving something like the traditional..
Lets be honest: Are you going to read this or skim this? In a land of feeds, tidbits, and bullet points, readers dont often get to the end of a piece let alone absorb each sentence along the way. But what if you couldnt comment until you actually read the whole piece? (We see..
In the future, all of our news will come from and be about blockchain; at least, I assume thats true, based on the number of pitches that Ive received over the past few months. The most prominent blockchain journalism startup, Civil the decentralized marketplace for sustainable journalism took a step forward this week..
A decade ago, if you decided to create your own nonprofit news outlet to focus on local issues, you were largely operating without a playbook as an early entrant to the local nonprofit news scene. Now, with dozens and dozens of local nonprofit outlets across the U.S.
Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 164, published June 12, 2018. Expanding pie.
Information wants to be $300 a year and it wants to be exclusive, high quality, and lower quantity. At least thats the bet being made by The Logic, the new Canadian subscription news outlet that soft-launches today. Modeled in large part after Silicon Valley news site The Information, its focus will be on the.
Muckcloud? Docrock? MuckumentCloud? Just kidding. Theyre keeping their own names, but MuckRock and DocumentCloud are joining into one organization on the quest for sustainability as a hub for some of journalisms most widely-used tools for transparency. Joining forces for the sake of joining forces doesn't make any sense, Aron Pilhofer, DocumentClouds cofounder and executive director.
Americans are fractured over the role of journalists, confused by terms like op-ed, and wary of the watchdog part of journalism, a new report suggests. Yet theyre also increasingly trustful of their favorite news outlets. A report out Tuesday from the Media Insight Project, surveying 2,019 adult members of the American public and 1,127 American.
Michael Ferros deal to get paid a 34-percent premium for his Tronc shares vanished as strangely as it appeared. Just seven weeks after Ferro announced that Sargent McCormick was the lead buyer of Ferros Merrick Media 25-percent stake in the company, McCormick turned his pockets inside out on Tuesday evening. He released a hurried statement,.