It will take another 67 years to close the gender gap in news, according to the latest global survey of women in the media.
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Facebook used to be a goldmine for news media companies. But since the tech giant changed its algorithm in 2018, news firms have drifted away from Facebook, particularly digital-native publications.
Women journalists who engage with their audience often experience harassment and ugly comments.
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News organizations are in low repute. To enhance their credibility, they've encouraged interaction between their journalists and audience members. Is that the best way to build the public's trust?
Facebook’s decision to shut off sharing of Australian news made headlines across the nation.
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The internet of 2021 is not the open public sphere that early visionaries had imagined.
Compromises were reached and reputations suffered. Who ultimately won the social media showdown?
Most of the attention on the code has been on the larger media outlets. But the sustainability of small publishers is what should be of most concern.
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Facebook pulling the plug on Australian news will cause short-term disruption, but readers and media will recover.
The timing of Google's deals raises questions, coming just as the News Media Bargaining Code is set to be introduced into federal parliament.
If the government wants to save the social benefit of public-interest journalism, it must look beyond the News Media and Digital Platforms Mandatory Bargaining Code.
The code could require Google and Facebook to pay up for simply including links to news articles from other sites. This has never been a requirement on the web.
Armed white insurrectionists murdered Black men and burned Black businesses, including this newspaper office, during the Wilmington coup of 1898.
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A violent coup to overthrow the government, perpetrated and fueled by white supremacist ideology spread by the white media happened ... in Wilmington, North Carolina, in 1898.
Images taken by the media of the Capitol storming could help law enforcement identify participants.
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Journalists say that if they are forced to turn over to law enforcement any news information they have gathered, it will erode the trust of sources and the public – and place them in danger.
The moment Lester Holt of NBC News cut into a statement from President Donald Trump.
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When President Trump claimed in a press conference that the election was being stolen from him, three major TV networks cut off their coverage. A media scholar asks if this is a turning point.
Where were the best electoral maps to be found during the 2020 U.S. presidential election?
What did this year's election maps rightly or wrongly tell us?
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Oct. 23, 2019, on Facebook’s impact on the financial services and housing sectors.
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Since 2018, Canadian journalism has generated over $315 million for Facebook. Putting some of these profits back into the Canadian media may help address the losses faced by the industry.
Tucker Carlson is a big fan of the phrase ‘they hate.’ Usually, he’s talking about Democrats.
The conservative cable news channel particularly favors the term when explaining opposition to Donald Trump. This framing of the news can lead Fox viewers to see the world as us versus them.
Journalists must do more than cover news events. They must challenge the status quo, and dig deeper into the stories they cover. Journalists are seen in a scrum at the federal Liberal cabinet retreat in September 2020.
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It's not enough anymore for journalists to be mere watchdogs. Journalism must address subconscious social biases to give readers a fuller picture of what they need to know.
Research shows Google News results often prioritise mainstream media over smaller news businesses. It's a double-edged sword. While local outlets suffer, it's actually better for readers.
Over the past decade, news media companies have been at the mercy of big tech platforms' algorithms in delivering them readers. But with no guarantee of sustained revenue, media firms are looking elsewhere.
Anti-vaccination supporters in Olympia, Wash., protesting the state’s stay-at-home orders.
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Those opposing vaccinations often mistrust government, science and the news media. There may be better ways to persuade them than by offering facts only.