For our discussion on online journalism tonight, here are a few links to review if you have time about the rise of online journalism:
First, a television news report from 1981 about the first newspapers in San Francisco to provide electronic delivery of news directly to home computers:
Also, here’s a Pew Research Center report from 1998 that showed Americans were beginning to get their news from the Internet at an astonishing rate:
Finally, here’s the latest Pew Research Center report on the State of the News Media 2016. It explores recent changes in how the public is accessing news, including the fact that the majority of U.S. adults now get their news through social media. This has been especially true during the current presidential election.