Fear-mongering and glorification of horrible acts was on the rise. Unbalanced news reporting was morphing world views into an unrealistic and frightening misconception of reality.
Brittany knew there was a strong need for citizens to remain informed, but she couldn’t deny that working in the current news system didn’t just mean putting profit over social well-being. At its worst, it meant actively working against it.
It was time to get back to the basics.
In June 2018, Brittany quit her job as a television news anchor and reporter to develop VNN full-time.
Brittany’s vision was brought to life with the Plugin app powered by VNN. This first-of-its-kind social news media platform rolled the best aspects of news media and social media into one innovative system of news gathering and consumption.