• Brand Newsroom 135: What’s wrong with the media today

      BNR’s producer, Dan Hatch, joins Nic Hayes and Sarah Mitchell to take a deep dive into what’s going wrong with the media these days — from credibility, accountability, shrinking newsrooms and falling advertising revenues to fake news and “churnalism”. Here are some key take-outs: Shrinking advertising revenues have led to shrinking newsrooms and reduced quality.

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  • Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

    … of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University, and bring a consortium of experts together to help decide on what new research to conduct and projects to fund. In the short term, we are working with the News Literacy Project to produce a series of public-service announcements to help inform people on Facebook about this important issue. Our…

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  • Brand Newsroom 121: The rise of post-truth everything, and why it needs to stop

    … Pundits say we’re living in “a post-truth era”, where facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than emotion and public belief. Fake news is all over the internet and is believed to have influenced the United States presidential election. Have lies become a commodity? Don’t we value authenticity anymore? And what does all this mean…

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  • Content marketing is an ethical option for old journos

    … A little while back I wrote an article reassuring journalists — more and more of whom are being made redundant from shrinking newsrooms — that there really was life after journalism. In it I recommended a career in content marketing, explaining that our skills as journalists are very much in demand. I got a lot of positive feedback from…

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  • What Journalists Can Learn From Marketers

    … After returning from Content Marketing World, Contently editor-in-chief Joe Lazauskas wrote a piece addressing the tension between the two ideological camps in branded content: journalists vs. marketers. Immigrants to content marketing from the journalism world push for more editorial content, emphasizing quality and creative, while those…

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  • Credit where it’s due: Don’t fall foul of copyright law

    … Copyright laws weren’t created for the digital age. Technology and internet connectivity have radically changed the production of cultural material — and it is easier than ever for an individual to have an idea, record it in words, images or sound and then release it to the world. Did you like that intro? I was pretty pleased with it. It’s…

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  • Gawker writer: Censorship is for sale

    … Gawker writer: Censorship is for sale True censorship can only come from the government since it’s the First Amendment that guarantees a free press. However, Gawker writer Tom Scocca makes the case that a free press is threatened by those who can afford to have the press bent to their will. In his post entitled ‘Gawker Was Murdered by Gaslight…

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