Time after time, the professors we interviewed mentioned two information sources they use to keep up with what happens in the media industry and journalism: Nieman Lab from Harvard University and the Poynter Institute.
However, we also observed that the information consumption habits of these professors are fragmented and biased. The professors recognize that they no longer keep up with the news: the news find them.
Miguel Carvajal said he does not usually seek out specific sources: "The information comes to me. I use Mediagazer - an aggregator service - a lot."
Juan Luis Manfredi also shares this habit and said that, “Twitter is the channel through which I tune into things."
The clearest sign of this pattern of behavior is that professors mentioned a source of information that we did not have on our list: newsletters and personal blogs, published by recognized journalists in specific focus areas. The following sources stood out: