How we Engage Digital News

Rev. Frank Ritchie Journalism

The Pew Research Center has released research around how Americans encounter, recall, and act upon digital news. It reveals a lot of interesting information that I believe would largely be reflected in New Zealand. There are a couple of points that stood out to me as someone who is interested in, and concerned about how consumers of news shape what news outlets …


The Role of Journalism

Rev. Frank Ritchie Journalism

I found it interesting recently as I took note of my father-in-law regularly listening to the radio news at the top of almost every waking hour and catching the 6pm televised news. He would quietly remove himself from social situations to do it. It seemed to be approached as a duty. He also gravitated towards anything in the house that resembled …