By Dan Macsai – “You all have this notion that news comes from reality,” says Rick Stengel, TIME’s managing editor. But like any other product — or any other “artificial thing,” as Stengel put it, “created by people like us for people like you” — news can change drastically depending on who’s producing it.
Now that anyone with a Facebook account can report what is happening, it’s up to media brands to offer insight.
“We need to get back in the knowledge game,” says Setrakian, whose Syria Deeply aims to paint a fuller picture of the Middle East by combining mainstream news with user-generated content. more> http://tinyurl.com/9l9t9jl
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