Academics have come up with a unique taxpayer plan to save journalism, but Americans may not be willing to pay for it
How the people are using 'news avoidance' to escape the post-truth world of politics
The problem about living inside of echo chambers
Twitter has suspended @sparrowmedia
for posting a pretrial statement (read: publicly accessible court document) filed by Roger Stone that supposedly contained phone numbers linked to Steve Bannon, Rick Gates, and others. @TwitterSupport
continues to baffle.
Sam Carliner at The Montclarion rehashes some key existential questions for news orgs.
Democracy Dies in Paywalls
There is quite literally nothing more important to the health of a community and to a strong a and robust democracy than the local news organization.
Unfortunately Apple News is excluding local newsrooms. 😡
Hong Kong journalists reporting increasing violence
Some positive news from the folks at IPSO ( https://www.ipso.co.uk)
All major newspaper publishers to stay with IPSO
Media Pledge by Joe Heller | http://hellertoon.com
Maybe the right answer is that the public should save journalism?
Billionaires Who Promise to Save Journalism and Then Default: It Ought to Be a Crime
Of ethical nihilists & Existential journalism
"It seems that all journalists are to some degree Machiavellians of one or both types, thriving on the scoop and the big story regardless of how they manage to get it" - Dr. Sabahudin Hadzialic
McClatchy is set to launch its first digital-only newspaper in Youngstown, Ohio after the family-owned newspaper folded.
Social media dunks on Eric Trump for complaining about a reporter committing an act of journalism
Eric Trump inadvertently gets ratioed to hell while amplifying the tireless work of dedicated journalists who are covering Trump.
Something very worrying has happened in the world of journalism.
When we talk about the dangers for reporters around the world, it is hard not to conclude that there are no safe spaces any more.
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