In the last decade, the place held by RSS as the means to disseminate all the content vying for a consumer’s limited attention span has been aggressively overtaken by social media, but that doesn’t mean the technology has no part to play in your online publishing strategy.
Opinion pieces about the news content industry
While Google appears resigned to the fact that news producers need an income to continue their work, Facebook has thrown a tantrum at the prospect of new legislation to force them to pay for the news they publish.
Australia is pushing forward with legislation to support its news industry by forcing tech giants like Facebook and Google to compensate news organisations for the free news the platforms dispense at the cost of the producers.
WhatsApp reneged on its promise to separate data from Facebook, so why should news organisations care about respecting privacy?
Fake news may set your blood boiling and threaten the very future of democratic debate, but the best thing you can do is keeping scrolling say a University of Westminster professor.
The Atlantic has retracted a story about competitive niche sports, two weeks after publication in its November 2020 magazine, by replacing the original story with an over 900-word retraction notice and apology from the editor.
Work to combat digital disinformation has overly focused on political fakery allowing bogus health and science theories to flourish says a popular journalism blog, Nieman Lab.
A popular disinformation blog has taken aim at social media influencers saying they have the power to reach millions of followers and should be more aware of their responsibility.
Facebook is often considered a leading purveyor of fake news, but a small-scale study in the US shows that this is unlikely to show up in the top 10 of a person’s feed.