Combatting Fake News Requires Provenance And Information Literacy

8 days ago

One of the greatest driving forces behind the rise of "Fake news" has been the digital age's increasing separation of information from its provenance. We no longer know where the information we consum

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How to buy into journalism’s blockchain future (but this time in only 33 steps)

18 days ago

The folks at Civil went back to the whiteboards, revamped the process, and launched a new token sale today. If you buy your tokens directly from Civil, your purchase also supports the Civil Foundation

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'We've made a huge mistake': European publishers sound off on subscriptions and tech talent ...

18 days ago

Digital ad revenues continue to be swallowed up by big tech giants, while publishers still need to rely somewhat on platforms for reach. Publishers have an air of realism despite the challenging condi

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How 18th century information wars can solve the problem of 21st-century 'fake news'

28 days ago

Our media landscape, the breeding and feeding ground of questionable information, also has many similarities to the 18th century. The information wars of this earlier period not only provide perspecti

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Newsonomics: Can The New York Times avoid a Trump Slump and sign up 10 million paying ...

30 days ago

The Times' news force in total - still twice the size of the rival Washington Post, which has increased its own staff at roughly the same rate as the Times in recent years - will grow even more this y

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Clicks are an “unreliable seismograph” for a news article's value — here's new research to back it up

1 months ago

Go with your gut, not with the clicks: In a saturated media environment, news consumers most value news that is relevant to them - a factor that can't be sussed out in a newsroom by measuring clicks,

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Acing the algorithmic beat, journalism's next frontier

1 months ago

In a world where key decisions are increasingly driven by algorithms, news organizations are taking a closer look at how these systems work and how they impact individuals and society. Reporters inves

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This isn't digital media's long winter – it will stabilise and support more jobs than ever

1 months ago

A proliferation of media and journalism jobs was caused a decade ago by the dawn of the VC-backed, digital-first, hyper-growth media startups, and also by the emergence of higher speed internet. Many

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How Europe Is Rewriting the Rules for Digital Media

1 months ago

The European Union agreed on Feb. 13 to overhaul its copyright rules for the internet age to ensure fair compensation for artists and publishers. The EU is modernizing its copyright rules, some of whi

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Publishers balk at giving Apple 50% of revenue for its news subscription plan

1 months ago

Apple is set to debut a news subscription business at a March 25 media event, according to BuzzFeed News. There's a hitch: A number of key publishers are balking at the terms Apple is offering, per th

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