Media literacy is vital in the murky ecosystem of today’s information economy. Great essay, links and comments.
“To defend the freedom of press is defending you. It is not defending us. You’re watching it, you are also responsible for it.” — Florence Aubenas, journalist
Part of helping to defend press freedom is participating in it - including, if you can, funding it. sure, ads are annoying, clickbait is annoying, and yes there are 3rd party aggregators who profess to micro-charge per article; that’s not the same as supporting your local newsroom or public news service.