Progressive Network News is a web-based video news service designed to deliver timely, relevant, progressive news in a mobile, fast-moving news environment.
Because the nature of News is changing.
A recent Reuters Institute digital news report published for 2017 is a clear indicator as to the changing nature of news: just 32% of people access it directly. Social, search, and mobile alerts are just some of the ways people access news through the side door. The question must be asked – are publishers taking control of online news in the way that they should be?
23% of people access news through social. In the past few years, publishers have been optimizing their content to take advantage of Facebook’s algorithms, and social listening tools proved to be very effective for publishers who were investing in them. It even seemed like Facebook had won publishers over with the introduction of Facebook instant articles.
New is faster, shorter, and increasingly delivered in Video
News consumers today are confronted with a tangle of statements and assertions that run the gamut from purely factual to purely opinion. Being able to quickly tell where a news statement fits on that spectrum is key to being an informed reader or viewer. But how good are Americans at distinguishing factual news statements from opinions?
Politics is changing news, and so are we
In today’s fast-paced and complex information environment, news consumers must make rapid-fire judgments about how to internalize news-related statements – statements that often come in snippets and through pathways that provide little context.