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 serves as President & CEO of the News Media Alliance. Chavern has built a career spanning 30 years in executive strategic and operational roles, and most recently completed a decade-long tenure at the United States Chamber of Commerce.