Why news orgs might “recycle” global stories

Too rough to appear on Qik today, so I brought in my understudy:

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MR5p6z9hnVY&hl=en]

Executive summary: Thoughts on the Project for Excellence in Journalism report on the state of the news media. News organisations recycle world stories because of the way that sites are funded. Because they want to generate clicks, they will throw up articles on popular stories just to attract people to their site.

The video on Qik is here (Qik now sends videos direct to Youtube – but I’m surprised that there is no Qik branding on the video…)

One thought on “Why news orgs might “recycle” global stories

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