Various Sources of News Today
In the past, people relied mostly on newspapers, televisions and gossips among friends about the latest news. However, these past sources are declining in its trend as the primary sources of news when the internet started to be part of our lives. Many people of today are now turning into the internet of a regular basis to check out the news and be informed, and practically going to different sites to get information and update themselves. And consequently, several kinds of platforms have formed that offer news in various formats.
These various sites offer a very different format as compared to the traditional mode which were objective and straight to the point. The presentation of articles and news of these new sites are becoming more opinion-related. These new sites present news in an informative yet entertaining way. The way we read news are slowly being changed by some famous websites for they have ways in making it easy for us to integrate our daily lives with the daily information.
There are many of us now who check the news while surfing in our social media, and we learn about the latest news from our friends’ profiles. In the past, we had a very high regards as to the accuracy of the source of the news, but today we accept the less reputable sources as trending news.
When we read in the newspapers before, finding something that we do not agree about would mean filing a complaint and hoping it will be published or read. Today, if we have a complaint or a disagreement of something in the news, we just click a button of our computer and create a viral statement. Social platforms are making it easier for us to hear and know what other people are saying and their varying standpoints. Our communications are becoming more streamlines because of these various social networking sites.
Trending news in the past decades were provided by national newspapers and cable powerhouses, until today, when the internet has become a more powerful medium.
It is undeniable that the internet has several advantages, such as its unlimited number of citizen reporters, it is instantaneous, and it is spreading widely in all cultures.
Noteworthy to mention also that news dissemination are also done through texting and social networks thus making the speed of the news cycle faster than the traditional news sources. You will read more bloggers today that are breaking the top news that put traditional media outlets sometimes to shame for lagging behind.