Posts Tagged ‘24/7 news coverage

12 Jan, 2009

Dealing with news toxins

Posted by: Marian Salzman In: American life| news coverage

One really startling consequence of the past few months’ events has been the impact of the news cycle on the global mood. While the blasts of headlines prior to September weren’t exactly uplifting, since then the ceaseless flow of gloom, doom, death and destruction has been uniquely depressing. I’ll admit I’m inclined to devote full [...]

18 Dec, 2008

The news and what we need to know

Posted by: Marian Salzman In: global news| technology

The recent problems of the Tribune Group are evidence of just how tough it’s becoming for traditional commercial news organizations. All over the place they’re cutting back as advertisers and readers migrate to the Internet and revenues shrink. How long will the traditional model of broad news coverage last—originally reported stories, edited and bundled together [...]