At first, Pew Research Center’s 2018 “State of the News Media” made me concerned for my intended career path and made me feel guilty for my consumption habits. Nearly every category of traditional news media, from cable and local TV news to newspapers, is experiencing some decline in audience. Meanwhile, digital news sites and audio… Continue reading Is the future of journalism dim?
The media landscape is changing, but it’s not all bad.
Reading the 2018 Pew Research Center’s “State of News Media” allowed me to put my previous assumptions about the current successes and failures of different forms of media aside to instead look at the facts, numbers and trends involving the U.S. news media industry. But my assumptions about the success of podcasts was correct after reading… Continue reading State of news media: I need to learn how to podcast