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BLOG: Follow The Facts, Not The Fakes

By Kane Nagle Media | March 28, 2017

The term “fake news” is generally understood to be bogus clickbait planted online for financial or political gain. Or so we thought. The Trump administration earlier this year declared that any news coverage critical of the president would be labeled “fake news.” That’s without regard to the factual accuracy of an offending story. Since then … Continue reading “BLOG: Follow The Facts, Not The Fakes”

BLOG: Who Said That?

By Kane Nagle Media | March 24, 2017

Don’t quote me on this but… Reporters have been using anonymous sources to obtain information the public might not hear otherwise probably since the start of a free press. But half of people asked in a recent poll by Politico and the polling firm Morning Consult did not approve of the practice while only a … Continue reading “BLOG: Who Said That?”

Podcast Episode 23: Active or Reactive?

By Kane Nagle Media | March 24, 2017

Subscribe: iTunes | Google | Stitcher | RSS “Fake news” used to mean phony stories planted online for financial or political gain. But lately the label’s being attached to factual info that doesn’t support someone’s beliefs expectations or goals, even including the weather. How do news users know what to believe?

Podcast Episode 22: Who Said That? – Reporters & Anonymous Sources

By Kane Nagle Media | March 14, 2017

Subscribe: iTunes | Google | Stitcher | RSS The use of anonymous sources is a proven practice that journalists use to get access to information the public may not otherwise hear. But a recent survey found that many people think that’s a shifty or dishonest practice. We look at how and why reporters grant anonymity.