Facebook (Electronic resource), Online journalism

Video podcast

20 Mar 2017

This episode of Q&A Extra continues the discussion on fake news.

Commentary

Article

19 Mar 2017

Advertising is falling. Paywalls push readers away. But a big endowment from the tech moguls, to be shared among all papers, could work in everyone’s interests.

One basic truth is stark enough as newsrooms around Britain – and around the world – contract or...

Blog post

11 Mar 2017

Fake News has upset a lot of people and caused real damage but it’s been good news for journalism analysts like me. I’ve never had more interest in a media issue than this. I’ve never been busier talking and researching a topic and its consequences....

Audio podcast

14 Feb 2017

Facebook dominates any conversation about media in 2017. Whether it's an examination of its role in disseminating journalism, its status as a vector for 'fake news' or its position as one of the digital advertising duopoly, it's an unmissable feature of the media landscape. In...

Blog post

7 Feb 2017

Last week, the UK House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Committee launched an inquiry into ‘fake news’ which the Committee chair describes as a “threat to democracy” that “undermines confidence in the media in general.” Since November’s US presidential election, the issue of...

Blog post

11 Jan 2017

Facebook is a new kind of platform and we want to do our part to enable people to have meaningful conversations, to be informed and to be connected to each other. We know that our community values sharing and discussing ideas and news, and as...

Commentary

Article

8 Dec 2016

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. We’re already seeing some real-world consequences. After fake news stories implicated...

Commentary

Article

11 Nov 2016

In this article, Emily Bell, the director at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School discusses the need for Facebook to take greater responsibility for its media publishing policies.

Critics have accused Facebook of creating echo chambers and disseminating false and...

Research report

11 Nov 2016

Over the past decade, Pew Research Center has documented the wide variety of ways in which Americans use social media to seek out information and interact with others. A majority of Americans now say they get news via social media, and half of the public...

Research report

15 Jun 2016

Digital News Report: Australia 2016 , the second annual survey of news consumption in Australia, builds on last year's debut to provide a clearer picture than ever before of how news is currently being consumed both within Australia and globally, with a particular focus...

Research report

16 Jun 2015

The Digital News Report 2015 reveals new insights about digital news consumption based on a representative survey of online news consumers conducted by YouGov. The 2015 report includes 12 countries; the UK, US, Germany, France, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Denmark, Finland, Urban Brazil, Japan and Australia....

Research report

12 Jun 2014

The Reuters Institute Annual Digital News Report reveals new insights about digital news consumption based on a representative survey of online news consumers conducted by YouGov. The 2014 report includes 10 countries; the UK, US, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Finland, Urban Brazil, Japan and Denmark....

Conference paper

15 Dec 2010

Online social networking sites such as Facebook have grown exponentially in recent times, yet little research has examined how the mainstream news media use the information available on these sites. This study explores how the Australian media used the social networking site Facebook in reporting...

Research report

The inuence of social media platforms and technology companies is having a greater effect on American journalism than even the shift from print to digital. There is a rapid takeover of traditional publishers' roles by companies including Facebook, Snapchat, Google, and Twitter shows no sign...