News Sites Get their Traffic from Google, Facebook

Have you ever wondered where news sites get their traffic from?

It’s no big secret that journalism has taken a radical turn with the dawn of digital news. Until recently though, the statistics on how news sites are gaining readership compared to the more traditional newspapers hasn’t been clear. But with figures from Nielsen, the Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence has conducted a research on the behavior of visitors of news sites.

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Who are you, Christopher Locke*?

Who are you?

In a tone equal to that used by Christopher Locke in the Internet Apocalypso, I ask: who the hell is Christopher Locke? Who is this man, talking in an authoritative, sometimes even assertive, manner? I am abhorred: where are the academic sources to support his claims? Where are the dates? The statistics? References?

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