Public Editor

September 1, 2013 5:00 PM

Though ‘fluff’ sometimes generates lots of clicks, it isn’t the only news fit to publish

Social media users often criticize mainstream news outlets for running viral tidbits — “non-news.” But there are many considerations for a general-audience media company. It’s a gross mischaracterization to paint as nothing but gossip and trash, though.

Related content



Editor's Choice Videos