When Fact Meets Opinion

When Fact Meets Opinion
technology
Scott Lachut, PSFK Labs
  • 13 november 2008

As Internet media continues to emerge as a source that more and more people turn to for up to the minute news, the pressure for larger media outlets to compete with smaller content producers like bloggers, falls squarely on the shoulders of journalists.  When reporting that traditionally relies on well researched facts fails to keep pace with the arena of opinion that makes up much of the online space, necessity sometimes means that the boundary separating the two be obscured.  This dilemma not only forces journalists to rethink these rules, but requires that the audience be more aware of where they’re getting their information from.

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