Breaking News is a series on the self-inflicted fractures breaking the news business from Barrett Golding, web developer and leader of Hearing Voices from NPR.
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.
Breaking News 1: How monetizing became malvertising
Breaking News is a series on the self-inflicted fractures breaking the news business. This first report is on the malignant effects of ad tech.