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“Whether it’s their inbox, whether it’s for Twitter, Facebook, Medium, Instagram — the idea is to reach audiences where they’re at.”
Every television ad, news segment, political blog, and campaign website in the Philadelphia market will be searchable prior to the November 4 election
An analysis from City University London confirms that women are poorly represented among British bylines, particularly in coverage of politics and sports and in commentary.
Sociologist Herbert Gans says the news media should do a better job noting that “polls are answers to questions rather than opinions,” and that not all opinions have the same intensity — or the same impact.
“Journalists have to consider how American politics has changed since modern journalism first formulated the conventions and norms for covering politics.”
“The new muckraking isn’t the effect of new media alone…Yet buried within the infrastructures of communicative abundance are technical features that enable muckrakers to do their work of publicly scrutinising power, much more efficiently and effectively than at any moment in the history of democracy.” John Keane
Technology is aiding reporting at both the high and the low ends of the business.