Labeling satire as such may seem to take the sting out of the joke. But it’s also the most effective way we know of to prevent people from taking satirical content as fact — something surprisingly common.
Newsonomics: The “daily” part of daily newspapers is on the way out — and sooner than you might think
Seven-day newspapers aren’t just talking about cutting out one or two days a week in print — they’re talking five or six. Is this the only way to accelerate the transition to digital or speeding their
“If you post something on a Facebook, it doesn’t necessarily mean that everyone will see your message. With Telegram, you can really reach the entire audience of the channel.” The messaging app Telegram
— FoxNews.com still reigns in terms of web engagement, but “where before Fox News was at least ten percent ahead of its rivals, it is now separated from NBC by fewer than a million engagements for the
Google is rolling out an update to the News tab of its desktop search function, with a refreshed design that sacrifices information density for clarity. The new design, which the company announced in tweet,
Cable news is growing, local TV news is declining, and network news is roughly flat. Local TV is trusted and is still the preferred method of getting news (thanks mostly to people 50 and up). But viewership
Advertisements are everywhere you look, even if you don't notice them. But sometimes, an ad is so amusing and clever that it catches your attention and stays with you. Most ads are annoying and unavoidable.
R.I.P. Quartz Brief, the innovative mobile news app. Maybe “chatting with the news” isn’t something most people really want
Just because people like to chat on their phones doesn’t mean they want to chat with you, news organizations. Quartz Brief, the truly original mobile news app built around a chat interface and bots pre-fed
Publishers will soon no longer be able to detect when you’re in Chrome’s incognito mode, weakening paywalls everywhere
A growing number of news sites block incognito readers, figuring they’re probably trying to get around a paywall. But a change from Google will again let people reset their meter with a keystroke. Ever
Twitter is removing precise location data on tweets — a small win for privacy but a small loss for journalists and researchers
For the past decade, location-tagged tweets have been a useful (if imperfect) tool for anyone trying to connect time, place, and information in ways that told us something about the world. When Twitter
Meet TikTok: How The Washington Post, NBC News, and The Dallas Morning News are using the of-the-moment platform
“When I was a beat reporter, I used to look at national news and say: How can I localize this? I feel like this is the other way around: What’s going on in our community that people can relate to across