Main Stream News On The Rocks: The Rise Of The Alternative News Media
A free press, albeit a non governmental entity or industry, is intended to act as a form of check and balance upon the others. That is why historically the general public usually has had a degree of trust in what they read or hear from journalists. An implied level of ethical reporting. A proverbial guard dog if you will, keeping an eye on what is going on and speaking truth to power when and where necessary. At least that is the theory and how it is suppose to work.
When the media is not firing it's reporters or journalists, they certainly apply a heavy hand of self censorship. An example is Ms. Caryn Elaine Johnson, better known to you as Whoppi Goldberg, who co-hosts an ABC television talk show. I have to say that while Ms. Johnson is an extremely talented comedian and I have enjoyed many of the films she has made as well, I do not always agree with her political leanings (but like everyone else, she is entitled to her opinion).
However, in a recent broadcast, Ms. Johnson did question the motivations and agenda regarding some recent political reporting (more like gossip to be honest about it) and was promptly cut off by the program's producers. The main street media did not pick up on it, but many in the alternative media certainly did. Apparently asking some mature logical questions about the main stream news media is not to be tolerated, even from their own.
If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're misinformed. - Mark Twain
Which leads me to explain that the recent news coverage (if you can call it that) of the current US Presidential Election is really what got me thinking about all this. I mean, the news is a business, I do get that. And with that said, I also do realize that sex sells. In fact, some element of sex or implied sexual references has been a staple of the advertising industry for years. Put a photo of a naked woman on a billboard splashing some brand of cologne on a guy and I guarantee you that it will catch the attention of 100 percent of the heterosexual men seeing it, and some women too. But, when does it cross the line in terms of journalistic coverage of public figures, including politicians? When does it become trite and downright childish? Should we perhaps question the motives or agendas regarding some of this coverage, and is it too much?
Perhaps of surprise to some is where Americans especially are now going to for news. The Internet of course has indeed changed a large number of ways we communicate, shop and obtain information, including news. Recent statistics show that 40 percent of Americans overall get their news on-line, be it on their home or office personal computer or other device. While there has been a steady trend in past decades showing an increase in viewer-ship of television news, coupled with a decrease in readership for physical print media, digital media is now catching up to the statistics for television. It has been reported that 38 percent of American Adults get their news on-line versus 20 percent that still read physical newspapers. Not surprising, younger Americans rely heavily upon the Internet for news and represent the lowest readership of print news.
Device preferences are changing as well, with more inclined to get the news on their phone. The statistics show that 54 percent of Americans obtained their news on a mobile device (phone or tablet) back in 2013 and now that number is 72 percent in 2016. In just 3 years, that represents a roughly 50 percent increase. Social media is another new contender also with close to 70 percent of Facebook users accessing news via that platform. On average and overall, its reported that 62 percent of American on-line users get their news from social media.
I myself read everything and I encourage you to do the same. Yes, it is very time consuming to do so and yes there is whole lot of crazy things out there on-line as well. But there are also some very good news aggregate sites in the alternative media that have real people doing an excellent editorial job of posting news items (you might very well be reading this article off of one of those very same sites I am speaking of). Again, not everything you read in the alternative media is literary gold and it is sort of like panning for gold in terms of what you do find at times. But, I have found many of the news items in the alternative media to be very timely and certainly more relevant than what you find in the MSM.
Many things are crazy or seemingly crazy (Queen Elizabeth is reported to be a reptilian alien), some of it conspiracy theory (a conspiracy theory is a hypothesis not yet proven, but that does not mean it never will be) and some things just well, I do not even know how to categorize them. But I will say this, in terms of news and information, I will gladly take possibly truthful crazy over outright lies and propaganda any day of the week. If you are looking for the truth, at least it's a start.
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