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Free Press 2012 Progress Report: Wins, Progress and What's Next

Free Press 2012 Progress Report: Wins, Progress and What’s Next

Media and technology have the power to connect people worldwide, to expose injustice, and to hold government and corporations accountable to the public interest. But far too often they fail to do so. Witness ongoing attempts by media companies and policymakers to censor the Internet, gouge consumers, suppress press freedom, defund public media, concentrate media ownership, outsource news and conceal who is paying...
Who is supporting good news

Who is supporting good news

Wayne Hemingway debates TV good news stories with MPs – watch the video here. Martyn Lewis talks to Radio 4’s PM Programme about good news – listen here. Paper to focus only on good news – A newspaper which only features good news is being distributed in Surrey to help people get through the recession –...
Wayne Hemingway: Broadcasters should look for more good news

Wayne Hemingway: Broadcasters should look for more good news

“Broadcasters should look for more good news, rather than the disasters and grim happenings that lead TV bulletins”, says designer Wayne Hemingway. He called for more design and science correspondents, and fewer staff with a crime or war brief, as he listed a few stories he believed should have made the news. Reporting from the...
NEWS: THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY

NEWS: THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY

I had a friend in college who was addicted to Coke and potato chips. Every night – studying or watching TV – he’d eat one bag of chips after another until he was too thirsty for any more. So, he’d quench his thirst with half a liter of Coke, feel pleasantly refreshed, and resume crunching...
Good news does sell

Good news does sell

I was happy to find this article… it speaks for me – I also believe that we will soon experience shift in all media. In the last year, we’ve seen the Metro and the LA Times introduce good news feeds and more are expected to follow. Further, the conception in mainstream media that bad news sells is slowly losing...
People don't want to be informed because there is only bad news

People don’t want to be informed because there is only bad news

56% Spanish people don’t want to be informed because there is only bad news…. this is the main conclusion of a study conducted in July. 1100 people from Spain participated in this study. To read the full article, click here: http://www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20120815/54337520018/56-espanoles-informarse-malas-noticias.html (only in Spanish).  
Poster: Is this our reality?!

Poster: Is this our reality?!

How could we offer alternatives to the current news in the media?

I don’t like to watch TV news and read newspapers and it started to really bother me to see mainly negative news everywhere and so many people complaining, unhappy in their jobs and with their lives. I started to think what I could do and how I could change that but I think we could...

TED: What FACEBOOK and GOOGLE are Hiding from World

An insightful watch for the news streaming / content usage on the internet…