The New York Times reported this week that Facebook will start working with news organizations to publish content directly to the social network. Among those currently in talks are Buzzfeed, National Geographic and the New York Times.
Pew found that the way in which people retrieved local news varied, particularly when it came to how they used the Internet.
Women hold few positions of authority in newsrooms across the United States, according to a Nieman report published earlier this week. Some experts say this disparity could have far-reaching impacts for consumers of the mainstream media. Anna Griffin, a reporter and editor at The Oregonian newspaper and the report’s author, joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss the industry-wide problem. Continue reading
Months after the Justice Department issued new guidelines for criminal leak investigations, news organizations are voicing concern about a decision to limit protections to include only journalists engaged in “ordinary newsgathering.” Continue reading
Pew Research Center’s 11th State of the News Media report, released Wednesday, looks at these changes and examines consumer, ownership, investment and technology trends of the various news industries over the past year. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Americans of all ages still pay heed to serious news even as they seek out the lighter stuff, choosing their own way across a media landscape that no longer relies on front pages and evening newscasts to dictate … Continue reading
In other news Tuesday, an Egyptian court ordered Al Jazeera’s Egypt affiliate and three other stations go black for siding with ousted President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood. Also, at least 67 Iraqis were killed in a series of bombings in Baghdad. Continue reading
A new contender is launching in the competitive cable news market. Al Jazeera America promises more in-depth domestic news and fewer commercials. Judy Woodruff talks with Deborah Potter of NewsLab and Philip Seib of the University of Southern California for more on what to expect from the new network. Continue reading
News has an agenda at Worrall Elementary School in Broomall, Pa., where students with Asperger’s syndrome ‘go live’ in their own broadcast each year. Their teachers say it’s one of the best ways for students to learn to speak clearly, work together, build confidence, and gain fame all at once. Betty Ann Bowser reports. Continue reading
A Mike Wallace interview was often harsh, unsympathetic even. The “60 Minutes” icon was never reluctant to confront the feared or the famous — from Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini to Malcolm X to pitcher Roger Clemens. Wallace, 93, died Saturday. Morley Safer and Jeff Fager of CBS reflect on Wallace’s career with Jeffrey Brown. Continue reading