How the US’s first ‘fake news’ newspaper is still in business

In March 2016, the Associated Press was shuttered.A month later, the Washington Post was acquired by News Corp. And a month after that, Politico was bought by Disney.But the two organizations’ journalists were still writing for the AP.So why do these newspapers still exist?And how did they get here?ABC News: We are not the only ones with fake news, as […]

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Syria’s rebels to hold ‘nationalist’ rally for Assad – Al Jazeera

A rally to “democratise” Syria will be held in the rebel-held city of Hama in the south on Saturday, state television said.The statement, which came a day after the army’s announcement of the creation of a “nationalist” force, did not provide details on the location or date of the event.“The purpose of the rally is to support the Syrian people,” […]

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How to read the press

Students who love reading the press should take a course in it, according to the editors of the Journal of Communication.They have launched a course called ‘What the Press Is and What to Read’.“The course aims to teach students the difference between reading and reading with the press,” said Julia Trewhella, the editor-in-chief of the journal.“It is aimed at students […]

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How to report on the worst news on the internet?

The most common mistakes people make when reporting on the Internet are being overly sensitive, not understanding the impact of the news you are reporting on, and not being in control of your own online life.Here’s what you need to know to be effective in your reporting on social media.1.Avoid the internet entirely.You will never be able to make your […]

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Trump’s budget plan may force a ‘massive’ shutdown

The Trump administration’s budget proposal will force a major shutdown of government agencies and services, including federal workers and other federal workers who are not on leave, The Associated Press reported Wednesday.Trump wants to eliminate the White House’s Office of Management and Budget, the National Economic Council and the Department of Veterans Affairs.It would also eliminate the Office of Information […]

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Verizon to announce 2020 expansion plans, with additional coverage

Verizon is about to announce the first new Verizon product line for 2020, according to The Wall Street Journal.The news comes as the company is preparing to announce its 2020 strategy and plans to offer new smartphone options for consumers.The Journal reports that the company will begin selling a phone with a 5.7-inch, 1440 x 2160 display in 2019, followed […]

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How to avoid a potential scam in the US digital media market

Google’s latest move is to make it easier for consumers to find out if their digital content has been sold for a fair price.The company is changing its advertising policy to make the process of reporting a potential fraud more transparent.Google says it is doing so to help consumers avoid potentially dodgy content sold for less than the actual price.It […]

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Why is MARQAAN Media so excited about Bitcoin Cash?

Marqaan Media, the largest Arabic-language news outlet in Gambia, is one of the largest news channels in Gambian.Its first news channel, Marqaad News, was launched in 2016.This week, MarQAan Media is hosting the second Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Cash Conference, which will take place on the 24th of December in the Gambia capital, Marrakech.The conference will be hosted by the Gambian […]

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When the state tries to keep us from knowing what’s going on, we can’t help but be a little scared

Updated April 16, 2018 12:00:32When the state of New Jersey tried to get out from under the threat of criminal charges filed against its officers in the death of Eric Garner, a Staten Island man, it found itself on the receiving end of an attack that is now coming to define the relationship between the state and its citizens.In recent […]

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How to use the new Roku TV for watching Netflix and Hulu without cable or satellite subscription

I’ve been using Roku TV as my streaming media hub for about six months now, but I can’t live without the Roku Streaming Stick.The Roku Streaming stick has helped me stream Netflix and YouTube videos to my iPhone 5 without a cable subscription, and I can stream Hulu and other video streaming services without having to worry about getting my […]

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