The State of the News Media 2012

In 2011, the digital revolution entered a new era.

The age of mobile, in which people are connected to the web wherever they are, arrived in earnest. More than four in ten American adults now own a smartphone. One in five owns a tablet. New cars are manufactured with internet built in. With more mobility comes deeper immersion into social networking.

For news, the new era brings mixed blessings.

New research released in this ... Full Story »

Posted by Fabrice Florin - via Craig Newmark
Tags Help
Stats Help
# Tweets: 50 (as of 2012-03-25)
Editorial Help
Posted by: Posted by Fabrice Florin - Mar 25, 2012 - 3:05 PM PDT
Content Type: Article
Edit Lock: This story can be edited
Edited by: Fabrice Florin - Mar 25, 2012 - 3:34 PM PDT

Reviews

Show All | Notes | Comments | Quotes | Links
Fabrice Florin
4.9
by Fabrice Florin - Mar. 28, 2012

Excellent report on how the news media fared in 2011 (not so well, I'm afraid). This in-depth annual study by Pew Research examines the latest trends, with special sections on social media, mobile devices and community news. The sad news is that new digital titans like Google and Facebook are displacing the journalistic organizations that now provide much of the factual information citizens need to participate effectively in our democracy. Can this be turned around? Can civic media organizations come to the rescue? Time will tell. My fingers are crossed.

See Full Review » (11 answers)
Sirajul Islam
4.3
by Sirajul Islam - Mar. 27, 2012

Excellent research report by Pew Research on the 'State of the News Media 2012'. The main finding is near to truth: 'Technology intermediaries now control the future of news' and 'online audiences grew, print circulation continued to decline.' But the report also hinted about some silver lining by commenting that 'growing evidence also suggests that news is becoming a more important and pervasive part of people’s lives. That, in the end, could prove a saving factor for the future of journalism.'

See Full Review » (19 answers)
Carl Southward
5.0
by Carl Southward - Mar. 28, 2012

yes very good journalism direct and to the point.

See Full Review » (4 answers)
Jodi Castro
4.0
by Jodi Castro - Mar. 31, 2012

Interesting article

See Full Review » (4 answers)

Comments on this story (3)Help (BETA)

NT Rating | My Rating

Ratings

4.6

Very good
from 7 reviews (33% confidence)
Quality
4.5
Facts
4.6
Fairness
4.3
Information
4.0
Insight
4.0
Sourcing
4.5
Style
4.5
Accuracy
4.0
Balance
4.0
Context
5.0
Depth
5.0
Enterprise
4.0
Expertise
5.0
Originality
4.0
Relevance
4.5
Transparency
4.0
Responsibility
4.0
Popularity
4.6
Recommendation
4.6
Credibility
5.0
# Reviews
3.5
# Views
5.0
# Likes
2.0
# Emails
1.0
More
How our ratings work »
(See these related stories.)

Links Help

  • aaasneakers-shoes online store Pending

    Posted by Garridan Green