From the daily archives: Sunday, March 4, 2012

Guest Post by Roldo Bartimole

Newspapers are killing themselves.


By giving the public the same brand of coverage they’ve always been offering.

They’re stuck in the past.

Generations of journalists have been trained in the same manner. The lesson of what a news story is supposed to be. It continues day after day.

It’s known as the four “W”s of a news article.

Who What When Where. And sometimes Why.

Newspapers have been selling a so-called “objective” standard for years. It’s not subjective. Any sense of opinion is frowned upon. Just the facts. Too often then the context is […]

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