Facebook’s recently-announced news tab will provide a reliable place for Americans to find accurate reporting, credible journalism and truthiness — far from the fake news and disinformation of social media. Is this good news for fact-hungry Americans and a rebirth of actual journalism, or is it the final death knell of the great American newspaper, […]
Democratic-Socialist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he’ll stop greedy fat cats from buying, merging, and closing news outlets. The Columbia Journalism Review gives spaces to this “Bernie saves journalism” plan. Would the truth get out more under President Bernie Sanders, or is he merely disturbed that the Democratic party’s PR firm shrinks as the Internet continues killing newspapers?
Salon, ThinkProgress, Vox and other Progressive media outlets struggle to stay out of bankruptcy despite the growing popularity of socialism in the United States. Is this proof that free enterprise is a failed economic model when a good-hearted Progressive can’t make a profit trying to destroy capitalism?
As Nielsen chronicles the CNN ratings plunge, and headlines document the CNN staff purge, what options are left for the pioneer in 24-hour cable news? Will it survive by a resort to actual journalism, or will it continue to follow the mad-dog methods of MSNBC. Are we witnessing the final days of the Cable News Network?