Hold the front page: the news business remains a work in progress

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A well-functioning news media is critical to democracy. A series of recent studies report on the health of the business of news. The impact of the internet on the news and information business is a well-rehearsed story that’s played out over the last 20 years. The original promise of the internet was that mainstream media …

Just don’t call it a survey

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By Jay Williams, Director of Strategy, OnePoll, When Twitter first went mainstream I remember detractors complaining “it’s just people tweeting what they had for breakfast – boring.”  OK, there was some of that. Quite a bit, actually. But I used to defend Twitter back then. “Well yes,” I’d say. “But it’s not compulsory. There’s nothing …