News in the online age - Who provides online news?
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  • 1. Who provides online news? References:James Curran (2012) Reinterpreting the Internet Pew (2011) State of the Media Report
  • 2. In 2010…• 80% of internet traffic to news sites was concentrated on the top 7% of sites.• 67% of these sites were controlled by news organisations from the pre internet era.• 13% were accounted for by content aggregators.• Only 14% of these sites were online only operations that produced mostly original reportorial content.
  • 3. • In other words, the rise of the internet has not undermined leading news organisations, on the contrary it has enabled them to extend their dominance across technologies.• In Britain there was no online independent among the top 10 news sites in 2011.
  • 4. • In 2011 Google and yahoo tended to privilege leading news providers in their search results, reinforcing their dominance.• This defends the leading news brands’ oligopoly.
  • 5. Extension work: Possible case studies to look into:It is useful to consider some examples ofalternative news providers and how theyoperate, e.g.• Pink News• Positive News