EBay founder and chairman Pierre Omidyar enters the courthouse to testify in the eBay versus Craigslist trial at the Chancery Court in Georgetown, Delaware in this file photo from December 7, 2009. Omidyar has become the latest self-made tech baron to plunge into the struggling news industry - hot on the heels of Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos, who just paid $250 million for the Washington Post.
State of the (Digital) News Media 2014
March 27, 2014,
Yesterday, Pew Research released its State of the News Media 2014 report. Much of the data from 2013’s annual report informed a policy brief Darrell West and I co-authored, Nudging News Produces and Consumers Towards More Thoughtful, Less Polarized Discourse. This year’s iteration contains information about developments in digital native journalism that are relevant for technology policy.