Journalists selling their souls for web traffic (column)

Journalists selling their souls for web traffic (column)

NEWSROOM NOTIONS with Chris Halliday — What matters more to journalists? Getting the story right or web hits? The answer should be obvious, but it's getting lost in the dark powers of the Internet. Much like the printing press led to The Enlightenment …
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Google kill off the Grim Reaper from Tameside Hospital web search page

The haunting picture then managed to rise to the top of Google's ranking system for searches for the hospital – which is based on web traffic and the keywords used in image captions. A Google spokeswoman admitted the automatically-generated image had …
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Overturned 18-Wheeler Snags Traffic In St. Bernard

An 18-wheeler that overturned on Paris Road near the Mississippi River forced St Bernard Sheriff's deputies to reroute traffic and close the Chalmette-Algiers Ferry until the mess could be cleaned up. According to deputies, the tanker was carrying a …
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