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Technology set journalism free, now new platforms are in control

Emily Bell, the former Guardian digital editor who now runs the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, gave a speech recently at the Reuters Institute in the UK about the crossroads at which journalism finds itself today. 1,077 more words

malibehiribae reblogged this on malibehiribae and commented:

You summed it up succinctly; 'The genie is pretty much out of the bottle and operating on its own now. How we handle that is up to us to decide'. Which actually brings me to one other observation. The line that separates traditional journalism from 'contemporary journalism' will certainly continue to grow paler as long as technology continues to permeate every aspect of our day-to-day life and experiences. It's a win-win situation, really.

You raised quite some valid and incredible highlights, though.

Thank you for the synopsis.

LMDLA ou le fanatisme incompréhensible d'un phénomène de société dépassé

Pour tous ceux qui n’ont jamais entendu parler de LMDLA, alias les Mystères de l’Amour, vous êtes en train de rater ce qui aurait du s’arrêter le 22 novembre 1994 pour le bien de tout le monde. 1,505 more words

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If Russell Brand has a thesis, it's time for his viva

By Robert Herian, The Open University

As we hurtle towards peak Russell Brand, I have a question. Treat it as rhetorical if you like but if anyone has an actual answer, they would be warmly welcomed. 874 more words

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Ottawa Shooting: The Narrative of Self-Radicalization

Narrative is everything. Stories allow us to express ourselves, to shape our identity, to define our existence. Stories help us understand our place in society, and when society doesn’t seem to have a place for us, we search for a different narrative that might give us solace. 1,186 more words


FIPA, Franklin & Harper: Ethical Journalism

As I said in a previous post, when one compares the zeal and fanfare with which Stephen Harper proclaimed the finding of the Franklin ship to the effective silence and disingenuous announcement of the Foreign Investment and Protection Agreement (FIPA) with China, the world’s second largest economy, our government’s respect for public awareness of critical issues becomes apparent. 969 more words

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