Media amnesia and the Facebook News Tab
October 26, 20196 min read, 1258 words

Media amnesia and the Facebook News TabMedia amnesia and the Facebook News Tab

Published: October 26, 2019  |  6 min read, 1258 words
It would be nice to know the exact story that brought Robert Thomson, chief executive of News Corp, onto the stage of New York’s Paley Center with his new partner in journalism, Mark Zuckerberg. On Friday, the two men—one young, in a sweater and sneakers; the other older, in a ta...
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October 26, 2019
This article read like a sensational opinion piece. I agree with much of what author Emily Bell has to say, but there's a definite bias against Facebook and use of dramatic language. For example, "Now, on the Paley Center stage, the air was filled with the ambrosial aroma of cash-infused amity."
October 26, 2019
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Pure Opinion
October 27, 2019
Definitely speculation and opinion, which it was possibly meant to be. The author is director of Digital Journalism at Columbia and it appears on Columbia Journalism Review website Since the writer is an expert on digital journalism, I would say they are making an educated opinion. But it is opinion and not necessarily true. There is much speculation and bias against News Corp. since the first "snarky" opinion is about how much money it took for the news organization to sell-out.
October 27, 2019
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Slippery Slope
October 27, 2019
This article has a lot of glaring issues. The first issue is that there are basically zero facts beyond the public record statements. The second issue is the fact that the article is rife with sensationalism and speculation. The last issue is the glaring tone of slippery slope from start to finish.
October 27, 2019
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