Blog by John Miller

Brave new media?

March 31st, 2014

Just the other day (Saturday, as a matter of fact) the three leading news stories posted at Vice News Canada were, in order:

1. How to save mummies from the Egyptian revolution
2. Guinea bans bat meat to stop the spread of Ebola
3. 2013 was a big year for executions

Why is this important? None of it is news, as news is traditionally defined. But it leads the day on one of the fastest growing news ...