Tag: authenticity

by Josh Stearns

Current’s “The Pub,” which is hosted Adam Ragusea, is quickly becoming one of my favorite media podcasts. Recently Ragusea rebroadcast an excellent commentary he did back in April about his idea that authenticity is the new authority. “Authority is an artifice, a facade, that is thoroughly broken down,” says Ragusea. “The only substitute is authenticity. […] more »

by Reuben Stern

This week we find out why investors are bullish on online media startups, and we find out how the Philadelphia-based startup Billy Penn is producing local news coverage aimed at younger readers. PART 1: Why investors love media startups Digital media startups like Vice, BuzzFeed and Vox Media have grown quickly thanks to hundreds of […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Brown Moses, his alter ego, and the rise of the self-trained journalist (Mathew Ingram / GigaOm) 2. Reporters’ pay falls below U.S. average wage (James Bach / American Journalism Review) 3. Illegal in U.S., newsgathering drones are taking off in Latin American media (Jamie Stark / Global Post) 4. New service will rate the […] more »

by Craig Silverman

Click here to read the entire series Tony Clement, the federal minister of industry in the current Conservative Canadian government, was home having dinner with his family one Saturday night in July when a woman began banging on their door. She frantically asked for help, saying her friend was drowning in the nearby river. Clement, […] more »