Simmons ’13 Opines on the Perils of the News Cycle

Writing for New Jersey.com, home of The New Jersey Star Ledger, Amanda Simmons ’13 discusses how the news cycle model embraced by virtually all of the mainstream media will quickly jettison hard news to cover anything salacious or involving celebrity. Simmons’ view is from the inside of the news business as she interned during the summer at The Star Ledger and NewJersy.com