Populists prefer television to online news — but are sticking to Facebook as others leave

Populists prefer television to online news — but are sticking to Facebook as others leave

June 14th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

On Friday June 14, 2019, Laura Hazard Owen at Nieman Lab wrote:
"In the U.S., though there are some outlets with populist audiences — such as Fox and HuffPost — it is clear that the majority of outlets have audiences that are predominately non-populist left, such as The New York Times."

The growing stream of reporting on and data about fake news, misinformation, partisan content, and news literacy is hard to keep up with.

This week, Oxford’s Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism released its annual Digital News Report, a good chunk of which focuses on partisan news, fake news, and trust in the media.

While this will help some publishers, often low trust in news underlines it will not help everyone 5/7 pic.twitter.com/W9HKFL9fP7

The Nieman Journalism Lab is a collaborative attempt to figure out how quality journalism can survive and thrive in the Internet age.

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