News Media getting Lazy?

Major news outlets have been copping flak lately over the taking of user-generated content from the internet for use in news stories. There have been several recent cases on ABC’s Media Watch detailing instances where mainstream media have plucked content from the internet for use in their stories without proper verification. Channel Nine recently ran(…)


Waking up on Bastille day with a smile on my face, I reach for my phone to send my best friend a photo of unforgettable bastille memories, a day of picnicking underneath the Tour Eiffel with a bottle of wine, French cheese and bread, a day I will think fondly of for a life time.(…)