Breaking News 4: When real news is fake

For this article I’m defining fake news as “news stories that have no factual basis but are presented as facts” (taken from “Social Media and Fake News in the 2016 Election”), whether a site’s goal is to make money or make partisan political points. Here are several ways real and fake news are the same. … Continued

Breaking News 3: New media myths

Breaking News is about the self-inflicted fractures breaking the news business. Previous posts were on malvertising and the ad-tech tax.