On Tuesday evening, BuzzFeed chose to publish 35 pages of documents about President-elect Donald Trump.
It's a whole new ballgame, folks. This election has reached a new level of bizarre, and newspapers and online journalists alike have had to adapt to a new, slightly more hostile environment.
It can get really, really hard to turn away ad dollars in the newspaper industry, but here's a case where the raging desire for revenue is practically erupting across the front page. Today's South Florida Sun Sentinel prominently features a local Ponzi scheme update, a photo from the Heat's semifinals win ... oh, and a page-width ad about erections.
How do people choose to read on a tablet, and how do they actually read once they choose? Poynter conducted eye-track testing on 36 people during the summer of 2012 and identified some interesting behaviors that have implications for publishers seeking to increase time spent with their apps.
After being censured on his own blog for “a pattern of incomplete attribution,” media blogger Jim Romenesko has resigned from Poynter.
Influential journalist Jim Romenesko, who runs the Romenesko media news blog on the Poynter Institute’s website, has offered, unsuccessfully, to resign after the lack of proper attribution in his aggregated posts was brought to light.