Tag Archives: news

It’s The Ads Stupid!

It’s the ads, stupid!: Warren Buffett tells Yahoo Finance that “ads are news to people.”

News is “what you don’t know that you want to know says the finance wizard in a report by Sam Ro. People already know what happened in sports, politics and the stock market. Advertising fat cats win. Others vanish.

 

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News Dying, Not Journalism

News dying, not journalism: News is losing its cultural relevance after two centuries, writes Hossein Derakhshan.

“The challenge for journalism in the years to come is to reinvent itself around something other than news, whilst resisting the seduction of propaganda and entertainment,” he writes.

“Innovation in journalism should not only be about business models or technology, it should be also about radically new culture forms and representation formats.”

 

Public Reaction On A Heavy News Day

Public reaction on a heavy news day: Ariel Edwards-Levy reports Huffpost survey results during a day of presidential setbacks.

“Some were raptly following the latest political setbacks,” writes Edwards-Levy. “Others were burned out, overwhelmed or uninterested or just didn’t trust the media.”

To journalists, it was “all-consuming.”

 

Mysteries of Journalism to News Consumers

What news consumers don’t know about journalism: Margaret Sullivan asks journalists what they wish news consumers knew about their business.

“The vetting process is similar at many large news organizations — and it’s just one of the practices that journalists assume, perhaps incorrectly, that news consumers understand,” writes Sullivan. “Sourcing is one of the least understood of the mysteries.