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#Journalism agenda: “journalism business models are fuelling the misinformation ecosystem…

In Uncategorized on March 5, 2017 at 14:48

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James Ball, special correspondent, BuzzFeed UK, explains how the need to be first is working against accurate information, and in favour of sensationalism and hoaxes
Journalists were stunned today when Press Secretary Sean Spicer blocked CNN, The NY Times and the LA Times from a news gaggle in his office.

In the latest shot fired between the White House and the press corps, the Trump administration reportedly blocked numerous mainstream media outlets from being in on Friday afternoon’s scheduled press briefing.

New York Times, CNN and other media barred from White House press event

The New York Times reports that it and at least two other media outlets, CNN and Politico, were barred today from a White House press event. Also locked out were the LA Times and Buzzfeed, writes Politico’s Dan Diamond.

News organizations may differ in how much they’re investing in platform-native publishing, but few if any are pulling out entirely.

During election week (November 7–13, 2016), the Tow Center for Digital Journalism followed the platform publishing activity of 15 big publishers and found that the organizations overall generated 12,120 posts on platforms. While there wasn’t a single narrative linking all the efforts, Tow did notice a few trends in platform publishing activity overall.

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