Social Media ‘KILLING’ The News Industry- Intentionally or Unintentionally?
Social Media and social networking websites provides user a perfect platform to share their ideas & thoughts with others, but now these websites are dominating every field of life either its business, personal, entertainment, cultural etc. All what social media has provided people is the fastest channel of getting and sharing information all across the globe. More likely people love to receive news about the ‘happening’ all around the world. Facebook, twitter etc are now the main sources of breaking news on any topic, even journalist prefers to break the news on twitter before they publish any of their article on news . All this has lead to a misery for the print media i.e. newspapers, a measurable amount of decrease has been noticed in the demands of news papers all over the world and especially where social media has penetration in the personal and professional lives of people.
This trend also have disadvantages and can be dangerous also because there is no check and balance authority to monitor these news, neither the sources of these news are verified. This unethical manner of news sharing can create a panic among the people on any of the fake news.
Taking this fact into consideration, school.com conducted a survey for the comparison of digital news VS the traditional i.e. newspapers. Below is the info-graphic concluded on the basis of the survey report.
Innovation & revolution is the part of technology, many things came into play and got off screen very soon and some of them are still dominating the technical world. The only thing which matters is the changing needs of people which brings the new & updated technology into play.
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Author @ 3wogle