This story by Timothy B. Lee for Vox I consider a sister piece to the one I posted before from the New York Times about how journalism needs to get its act together after an orgy of fake news.

A generation ago, newspapers and television news programs had a lot of influence over what people read and watched. Stories that made it on the front page got a lot of attention, while most people never heard about stories that mainstream media outlets chose to ignore.

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