Mainstream news media outlets have, in recent years, begun to create advertisements that look like news articles on their websites and on social media. My research raises questions about whether this modern form of advertising might influence those outlets’ real journalism.
A recent report on Twitter use in Kenya revealed a darker side. Hidden from view are “shadowy groups” using tactics to spread disinformation
African newsrooms have taped into messaging platforms to connect with audiences, harnessing the benefit of tech power to serve communities.
This year’s World News Day celebrated on September 28 shines a light on the climate crisis, calling on journalists to confront the calamity.