It hasn't been the best of times for CBS' 60 Minutes. The controversy involving its segment on Benghazi has shifted now into concern about its uncritical segment on the National Security Agency. In his latest Media Equation column for The New York Times, David Carr wonders if the program has temporarily lost its mojo or more permanently lost its skepticism.
The native advertising phenomenon is subjected to a range of predictions in a thorough set of soundbites from AdWeek. Several ad and marketing executives suggest the future of native advertising will involve greater integration with editorial content, clearer adjacency, higher standards and better pricing.
Can a news organization ethically report on Internet content? Reuters blogger Felix Salmon, in this contribution to the Nieman Journalism Lab, suggests it's a challenge. Verifying the information is no easy feat now that technology helps fake things go viral.