Ad-Blocking Could Be the Solution to Ad-Blocking

A group of companies that depend on advertising are looking for a solution to ad-blockers, the tools that many internet users use to avoid seeing online ads. In an ironic twist, that solution might be an ad-blocker. Advertising Age reports that the Coalition for Better

Growing Changes in Hispanic Media

The United States has been experiencing a boom in its Hispanic population of almost 50 million since the 1990s. With this growth, there is a push for media to appeal to the growing Hispanic population. News outlets in all sectors are reevaluating how they are

Bill O’Reilly Fired from Fox: Media and Network Implications

After a series of sexual assault lawsuit settlements and departed advertisers, conservative commentator Bill O’Reilly was ousted from his long-standing role as the host of Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor. O’Reilly’s departure has spurred many discussions about his lasting legacy on cable, political news and

A Massive Writer’s Strike is Looming Over Hollywood

Enjoy your favorite scripted and late night shows while you can. If negotiations this week between the Writer’s Guild of America West (WGAW) and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) fail, Hollywood could see its first crippling writer’s strike in almost a

We Must Save Peace Journalism

Slavery in Libya. The torture of gay men in Chechnya. Chemical weapons attacks in Syria.   These atrocities and more are being brought into the public eye through governmental and nongovernmental media; but perhaps no medium is as as important as peace journalism.  Mainstream media

The Week in Multimedia – April 24, 2017

The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and Vox round out our top picks for this week. The New York Times- Cassini Moves Inside Saturn’s Rings When it comes to science and data, multimedia can vastly improve a piece, and less is