Perhaps it’s overdone, but I can’t help talking about Brian Williams for my first official Media Monday. After all, it isn’t everyday that a journalist is a top story for several days. Sure, we’ve seen scandal before. Notable plagiarism seems to happen all the time. Yet, this story seems to be something different. As a journalism … More Media Monday: When journalists become the story
I should start this off with a disclaimer: I do, in fact, know what Buzzfeed is. It stole much of my time during my procrastinating college years (of COURSE those years ended when I graduated… what are you talking about?). The real question is, what is Buzzfeed trying to be? What are people using it … More What the heck is Buzzfeed anyways?
One would think that Bezos buying the Washington Post would top the charts in terms of online news headlines. Going alongside the nature on online news, however, lots has been happening both in terms of successes and failures for online news models. One of the most visible occurrences was the problems with NYTimes.com. The New … More A big week for online news
A new PEW study is upending the way we think about the public’s view of journalism, at least for me. I was a little shocked to here that a majority of people surveyed believed that journalists are more important that they used to be, mostly because they help sort through overwhelming amounts of information. In … More PEW study reveals fascinating, possibly contrasting opinions