The rise of social media and the Internet has changed the way that news is gathered and disseminated. Many newsrooms have started performing news gathering on these platforms, and this shift has caused consumers to change the way they consume news. Pew Research conducted a study to determine the impact of social media on news consumption.
In the U.S., for example, stories about celebrities are often covered. These stories have a high impact because the audience can relate to them and find them interesting. Entertainment stories are also popular, such as those that involve celebrities, show business, or the human interest. These stories often include photos or witty headlines. Other types of news stories include surprise or contrast stories. A story that is surprising to the reader is more likely to be reported. Good news stories may also have a positive impact on their audience.
The content of news stories varies according to the society, but they share some common characteristics. First, news stories must be interesting, unusual, and significant. They also have to be about people. In addition, they must have some effect on the society or the world. For example, a coup d’etat in one country can have an effect on the stability of another.
Most news is written or broadcast by one or more major news agencies. Associated Press and Reuters in the United States and Agence France-Presse in France are among the largest agencies in the world, and they are responsible for much of the world’s news. The major agencies have reporters and facilities to report on important events and can distribute their news services almost instantly.