Being “web first” is transforming the media landscape in several profound ways. This strategy prioritizes digital content, emphasizing speed and real-time updates to cater to the rapidly evolving consumption habits of audiences. Traditional print and broadcast media, once dominant, now often play a secondary role to their online counterparts. This shift has accelerated the news cycle, leading to more immediate reporting but also raising concerns about accuracy and the spread of misinformation. Click here to here University Times Editor Belen Dougherty, Professors Michael Dobbs and Jen Lynds, and special guest Dr. Tomasz Herzog discuss the issue.