Published on USA TODAY – Click here for full opinion piece from News Media Alliance President & CEO David Chavern
Facebook presents many risks to the future of journalism. While the platform offers incredible access to billions of people, it is also a powerful delivery vehicle for garbage. We saw in the last election just how easy it was for bad actors to create false news and then pay Facebook to deliver it alongside professionally created content.
David Chavern is former President & CEO of the News/Media Alliance. Chavern has 30 years of experience in executive strategic and operational roles. Prior to the Alliance, he completed a decade-long tenure at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.