ICYMI – Collapsing condos in Miami and a look into news industry trends
The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism released their annual Digital News Report uncovering key trends in the journalism industry, including changes in how people access news and rising concerns about misinformation. The report examines the evolution of revenue models, the rise of visual social networks like TikTok and Instagram and the debate around impartially in the news industry.
In other news, rescue teams are still working to seek out survivors of a tragic building collapse in Miami on Thursday. The official death toll rose to 9 yesterday, but 150 people are still missing. International support has poured in as a response to the incident, with expert search and rescue teams from Israel and Mexico joining Miami-Dade County teams in the rescue mission.
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People want trusted news, Reuters Institute says
The overall message from the Reuters Institute’s annual Digital News Report was that most people want fair and balanced news, and despite deepening problems for the business model of print news, many will pay for it.
Dramatic aerial images of building collapse in Miami
More than 80 fire and rescue units were on the scene of a partial building collapse in Miami, the Miami-Dade county Fire Rescue Department said in a tweet early Thursday.
Spider-Man gives Pope Francis his own superhero mask
Spider-Man gave Pope Francis his very own mask of the comic book character as the two famous figures greeted each other at the end of the weekly audience on Wednesday.