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

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

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