Sources on News Media Issues
Trying to stay informed about the flurry of changes and shifts within the Western news media business is no easy task. From the decline in advertising and shifts in ad tech to new digital-ethical puzzles and social media strategies, there are many emerging topics — and many outlets and voices, both new and old, digging into the latest trends.
Following the media sections of a few of the big, traditional media reporting sources – for example, the New York Times and the Washington Post – as well as relatively newer outlets, such as Politico and BuzzFeed, is a good place to start. Also, listening to the radio show “On the Media,” from WNYC, and CNN’s “Reliable Sources” can keep you up to date.
The following list of 10 sources is not meant to be comprehensive, but it can serve as a starting point for those unfamiliar with the Western media-tech scene, especially the U.S. market: