Tag: Breaking News
Safety, prep and knowing your rights
Hostile Environment Awareness trainers, journalists and NPPA general counsel answer questions about safety, prep and legal rights on volatile assignments
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
FL#179: 6 favorite digital tools from Reported.ly
The Reported.ly team’s favorite digital tools Reported.ly was a news operation that covered breaking news primarily on social and distributed platforms. It was also the first place many people turned to verify developing stories. But in August, its parent company, First Look Media, pulled funding and shut down the site. The Reported.ly team was … Continued
Breaking News 2: When good ads go bad
Breaking News is a series on the self-inflicted fractures breaking the news business. The first was on malvertising. This second report is on the “ad tech tax” everyone pays — in dollars, time and readership.
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.