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Are Mobile Notifications Replacing The News Story?

Columbia Journalism Review considers the implications of a generation getting their news through mobile notifications. “Push notifications are not news stories,” it writes. “They are snippets often written on deadline, akin to headlines that deliver the gist of a complicated event but little more.” Unfortunately, “There’s growing anecdotal evidence to suggest that readers may view news alerts as standalone stories, taking them at face value without clicking through to read more.”

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