The in-dash car radio, with its dials and knobs, isn’t signing off yet. But it’s past its prime in the eyes of some automakers, and most aren’t prepared to spend much time or money tinkering with it.
Radio faces yet another challenge in its on-going “I’m not quite dead yet!” evolution.
In the midst of a terrible tragedy like Kevin Ware’s leg injury, a sidebar story is how the media should cover this. The are obligated to tell the story of the game. But do they show a replay? If so, should they edit it? Should they use slow-motion? Times like this are when your ethics discussions pay off, and are the reason why you need those ethics discussions in the first place.
Are you guilty of this?
I hear this every year, but I’m too busy watching games to research whether or not this claim is accurate…
Word-of-mouth still motivates a large amount of news discovery. Seventy-two percent who get news from friends or family received that information via spoken word-of-mouth (in person or phone). Of those who learn of news this way, nearly two-thirds “often” or “very often” seek out news stories online later.
The breakdowns vary a little bit by age, as to be expected: 23 percent of those age 18 to 29-years-old get news from family or friends via social media. Seventy percent in this bracket still say word-of-mouth, however.
This of course doesn’t mean that those who get news via word-of-mouth don’t also read engage news elsewhere on their own. But it does make you think about 1) what inspires people to share something IRL, and 2) the importance of SEO and other search functionality.