A relentless stream of problem stories makes the world feel worse than it is, and makes people more susceptible to manipulation. Can solutions journalism reverse that?
The new Digital News Report is out - and things are looking grim in the intersection of social media and news. Here's a couple of preliminary observations.
Facebook is about to start pumping millions into news publishers to create Facebook Watch as a viable video channel. That's really uncomfortable timing…
Have we let the internet’s hype cycle shorten our attention span for big stories? Yes. And that’s a problem.
The attitude Mark Zuckerberg is displaying towards news suggests a deep ignorance of the true dynamics of news and its role in society.