60 Percent in U.S. See Current Economic News as Neither Good Nor Bad 

It’s easy for small business owners to get bogged down with the idea that a perceived “bad economy” is hurting their sales.
Would it surprise you to learn that the majority of Americans don’t see the economy that way at all?
If the public gets its perception of a good or bad economy from the news, then most Americans have mixed feelings, based on new data from Pew Research.

For those inside and outside of Ukraine and Venezuela, social media is the only media that matters 

The value of social-media networks such as Twitter and Facebook becomes even more obvious during crises like the uprisings and anti-government demonstrations in Ukraine and Venezuela, where both have become a lifeline of real-time information for residents and expatriates alike