Media Update | How social media benefits journalism
Social media dramatically changed the field of journalism, but what are the benefits of social media for journalism? Media Update provides a list of the benefits and how journalists can use social media to reach wider audiences and tell stories on different platforms. Read it here.
Daily Maverick | Al Jazeera files suit at ICC over journalist’s killing
Shireen Abu Akleh, an American-Palestinian journalist who reported for Al Jazeera, was shot during an Israeli raid in the West Bank in May. After the killing of Abu Akleh, Al Jazeera launched an investigation and after the investigation, the media group filed a lawsuit with the International Criminal Court stating that it needs to identify the individuals who are responsible for Abu Akleh’s killing. Read it here.
IOL | Meta threatens to pull all news content over new journalism bill
The proposed Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (JCPA) would allow certain newspapers and local news broadcasters to join together to collectively negotiate with “online content distributors” — specifically, Google, Meta, Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft to increase compensation for journalists’ content. However, Meta, formerly known as Facebook should not be responsible or required to pay news publishers for using their site. Read the article here.
Search Engine Journal | How to create a social media content plan
A social media plan helps an organisation determine its target audience, the social networks to join, and the type of content to develop and share which plays an important role in journalism. Read about it here.
IJNET | How journalists can combat AI bias
As much as artificial intelligence carries a host of benefits for journalism, there is also an element of risk introduced when you allow robots and not humans take over. Here’s how to ensure AI does not go unchecked in your reporting. Read the article here.
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