People often believe that online news sites simply blast any old news that comes their way. But this assumption is a real falsehood, primarily since most online news sites are run by journalists who practice ethical standards and who strive to publish the news that matters. Thus, these sites are on par with traditional news outlets in delivering quality news.
Online news even have a more unique advantage since they are able to broadcast the news right away, once it has happened. Journalists still work behind the scenes to interview subjects and get the facts straight, but the quick turnaround they produce enables these journalists and the sites they run to publish factual stories in a very short timeframe. In a need-it-now news atmosphere, these sites are positioning themselves well to compete with the big guys and even carve out new niches of their own.
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