Demystifying Media: Five Lessons in Trust and the Media

Over the past six months, some of the brightest minds in media have visited the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication to discuss issues ranging from flaws in mobile design, the challenges of data journalism, as well as the role of small town newspapers, and how citizens of the Arabian Gulf are embracing social media.

Despite these varied subject areas, all five talks had a core thread running through them: trust.

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[Report] Life at Small-Market Newspapers: Results from a Survey of Small Market Newsrooms

The observations in this paper – published by the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University – are based on the results of an online survey conducted between Monday, November 14 and Sunday, December 4, 2016. Survey respondents identified a number of key challenges – and opportunities – for small market newspapers in the USA.

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