Trump brings the crisis in journalism to a flashpoint

Summary: Campaign 2016 and the advent of Trump have brought the crisis in journalism to the front pages. Fake news, conflicts with the president, calls for advocacy journalism, loss of the public's trust -- together these are forcing journalists to reconsider the craft and their business. Failure to find solutions will mean a new information … Continue reading Trump brings the crisis in journalism to a flashpoint

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Why Trump thrives despite the news media’s attacks

Summary: Large numbers of journalists have joined the Clinton campaign. They pay for their political adventure with the credibility of their profession. So far their attacks on Trump have been in vain. Here's why they have failed. Paul Krugman speaks with intelligence and wit for the US liberal community. Blind to populism, he cannot understand … Continue reading Why Trump thrives despite the news media’s attacks

Gallup sounds the death knell for the news media. Disruption coming!

Summary: The latest Gallup poll about the public's trust in the media has bad news about this key industry -- and for America, which relies on this to make the Republic run. It's another industry ripe for disruption. We can only guess if for the better or worse. Watch an industry die: the long decline … Continue reading Gallup sounds the death knell for the news media. Disruption coming!