Friday, May 26, 2017

MEDIA

MEDIA

In recent weeks, the amount of online fake news that circulated during the final months of the presidential race is coming to light, a disturbing revelation that threatens to undermine the country’s democratic process....

Lisa Fazio, Vanderbilt University In the weeks since the U.S. election, concerns have been raised about the prominence and popularity of false news stories spread on platforms such as Facebook. A BuzzFeed analysis found that...

The rugged landscape of California’s Gold Country has been sought after for centuries, but its enchanting features have also obstructed 21st-Century Internet access.  Newly-released technology is about to liberate these rural environs, as the...

What do The Houston Chronicle, The Dallas Morning News, The Cincinnati Enquirer and The Columbus Dispatch have in common? They’ve all broken from their tradition of endorsing Republican nominees and have endorsed Hillary Clinton for...

Thomas P. Mackey, SUNY Empire State College and Trudi Jacobson, University at Albany, State University of New York The circulation of fake news through social media in the 2016 presidential election has raised several concerns...

Chris Raih wanted to settle somewhere funky and hip with ready access to creative talent when he was scouting a Southern California location in 2006 for his about-to-launch ad agency Zambezi. A view of...
Hillary Clinton

Last week, President Obama criticized journalists covering the election for “the practice of drawing ‘false equivalences’ between competing claims made by politicians.” “If I say the world is round and someone else says it’s flat,...

The public gets a lot of its news and information from Facebook. Some of it is fake. That presents a problem for the site’s users, and for the company itself. Facebook cofounder and chairman Mark...

Learn the intricacies of how advertising messages are delivered to consumers in our digital advertising ecosystem as columnist Peter Minnium explains the path in detail. The digital advertising ecosystem has often been opportunistically portrayed with...

by Philiana Ng, courtesy HollywoodReporter Lovitz's weekly vodcast (a podcast with a video element), Lovitz or Leavitz, will be taped every Saturday night at a new studio at his Jon Lovitz Comedy Club & Podcast Theatre at the Universal...

by C. Custer (courtesy techinasia.com) The billboard you see on the left, if read literally, says “dick strings.” It was located in Times Square, placed there by Chinese gaming powerhouse Giant Interactive (NYSE:GA), and it...

Watch New 'Attention Minutes' Measure, Not Pageviews Upworthy, a nearly two-year-old site that curates and repackages content with headlines built to share, has charged into the media landscape as one of the most...