Young news consumers in Finland, at least, have high expectations for the news they read online, but they are often left wanting a study claims.
What does the reader want? Hard news, soft news, or general news? A major study of Spanish-language news appearing on a news aggregation service between 2006-2015 suggests that hard news is the audience’s overwhelming preference on the one hand, but when it comes to reading it then one’s preference can change!
Do people know where the news they read comes from? That question is not necessarily as bizarre as you may think in today’s online society as news is often distributed and shared through different networks such as social media, being […]
Digital media, storytelling and engagement are essential features that direct the future of public relations and related communications activities, claim the authors, advocating a so-called transmedia narrative transportation (TNT) approach. Being built on existing communications theories, TNT is described as […]
Words can make a difference, but are most companies making the most of the potential to shape a narrative through their choice and deployment of words? This interesting piece of research looks at annual reports from a range of U.S. […]
It is frustrating, depressing reading and the subject is uncalled for. The results, if universally applied (or even worse!), are shameful and no doubt indicative of problems existing in other communities too. The issue? Online harassment and abuse metered out […]
It seems that crises are everywhere if you only take your news from headlines and key stories. Therefore it is no wonder that the perceptions of many can be shaped by what passes through their self-developed news and cognitive filters. […]
This is a piece of research looking within the newsroom to determine the effects social media may have on elements of news production, particularly where it may influence or affect it. Social media does have an impact, but the nature […]
Nobody should go to work with the expectation of receiving abuse, although for some occupations it may be seen as a side effect that is hard to remove. Journalism can be one of those jobs, and so it seems moderator […]
It seems that there has been a high rate of business failure amongst self-employed African migrants in the United Kingdom following the 2008 financial crisis, enough to warrant specific observation and research to see what set this group out from […]