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  • Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air.
    Henry Anatole Grunwald

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How the digital revolution is affecting what you read

After having read Currah What’s Happening to Our News (2009) I can once that what I believe was once again verified;  the internet even though is a genius tool to news expansion, has brought a lot of doom and gloom to the industry, doubts and uncertainty.  Of course it is not all bad, however the … Continue reading

Tweet first Think later

There is of course a reason behind all this noise surrounding the role of the social media in mainstream journalism, the role of Twitter in particular. So why is this happening?  Well as a part of the social media and a portal for UGC, Twitter is a micro blogging website which allows you in 140 … Continue reading

Speed over accuracy? A presentation

Topic:  Journalism and the online revolution My study revolves around the idea that ethics is put to the test for journalist working online. Deadlines around the clock, immediacy, pressure, competition to publish all lead to the question..is speed more important than accuracy? My Hypothesis: Online journalists using the social media are prone to acting unethically … Continue reading

Living in a time of infobesity

Dialogue Journalism? When the World Wide Web was created it opened the gates of communication, it erased the once existing boundaries that prevented or rather made it difficult people from interacting.  Now no matter what part of the globe you are located, at the comfort of a keyboard, you can be a part of any … Continue reading

The price to pay

While the online platform has encouraged change and evolutionary methods of projecting and supplying news,the question of how efficient it is and what are the consequences is still asked, because it is easier to temporarily avoid the inevitable – but not in the long run. Journalists have an amazing capability to multitask whether its a … Continue reading

Online journalism and the promises of new technology, PART 1: The revolution that never happened

Arguably ..technological inventions did change the world dramatically, but not in such a quick and radical fashion the fortune-tellers seemed to believe. People tended to use these technologies quite differently than how many of the revolutionists predicted. Steen Steensen Evolution of technology did not kill journalism, it simply changed it.  In fact journalism evolves and … Continue reading

New Media, Old news

Hype & a lot of misjudgment Nearly, if not all, types of media trotted over traditional journalism throughout decades always threatening it and maliciously trying to eat it away. However, there might be much more words rather than action. It is much more different when something is actually into use – and because of the … Continue reading

Multitask much – food for thought of the week

Modern Journalists are expected to have the ability of doing many things at once.  But is this because we have grown to learn and increase our capabilities, or is this simply the result of companies trying to save money – in consequence pressuring staff and turning journalists into human machines?

Laid off – my point of view

You just know you love your job, when you are stone-coldly fired by your employer and you are still stubbornly looking to work in the same field afterwards – maybe even for the same position, is what laid off research report points out. Hope really does die last is what I realised once again, particularly … Continue reading