Journalism + technology + the future =Presentation Transcript
JOURNALISM + TECHNOLOGY + THE FUTURE = ?
Filing copy...in the slow lane
BEFORE THE ONLINE REVOLUTION... The Guardian newsroom 1960
‘OLD’ MEDIA PRINT!
‘OLD’ MEDIA FIXED DEADLINES – WHEN PAPER GOES TO PRESS, WHEN READERS GET THEIR COPIES
‘OLD’ MEDIA: SLOW PRINTING METHODS AND LOTS OF EQUIPMENT
LARGE TEAMS OF PEOPLE WORKING IN A HIERARCHICAL NEWSROOM – EDITOR, REPORTERS, SUBEDITORS, LAYOUT, PRINTERS, ETC
I am simply Tweet-tastic darlings! I SAM SIMPLY TWEET-TASTIC DARLINGS!
AND AFTER... How to be a Modern Journalist
TECHNOLOGY... Has given anyone with internet access the chance to produce their own media, e.g, blogs, websites, videos and podcasts Is easily accessible and in your pocket (mobile phones!) getting cheaper and faster by the second Has enabled information to move at highspeed
JOURNALISM + TECHNOLOGY = FINDING OUT INFORMATION AND BREAKING NEWS VIA SOCIAL MEDIA SUCH AS TWITTER INTERVIEWING PEOPLE USING VIDEO AND AUDIO WRITINGAND BLOGGING PRESENTING CONTENT IN CREATIVE WAYS ONLINE , MAKING IT VISUALLY EXCITING AND INTERACTIVE
‘New’ media: online
‘New’ media: 24/7, EVERY SECOND
‘NEW’ MEDIA: WHO IS TELLING THE TRUTH?
‘New’ media: Press button to publish
‘New’ media: One wo(man) band!
WHO GOT US INTO THIS FINE MESS?
NUMBER 1 ON MEDIA GUARDIAN POWERLIST, 2010
Number 1 on Media Guardian powerlist 2009, 2008 and 2007
NEW MEDIA COLLABORATES WITH OLD MEDIA
OLD MEDIA PIRATE PLANS TAKEOVER OF NEW MEDIA SHIP...
AIM 1 To develop your comprehension of the impact of the internet and social media on newgathering and writing
AIM 2 To foster your understanding of the evolving role of the journalist
AIM 3 To develop yourability to ‘think’ multimedia and develop basic skills in blogging, using video and audio and engaging with audiences online
AIM 4 To encourage you to think creatively about the future shape of the industry
What you will learn The contemporary journalistic environment The language of new media The differences between writing for print and online Source, write and adapt original content to online platforms using appropriate multimedia Write a blog and demonstrate multimedia reporting skills including basic video and audio Use social media including Twitter to gather news, source contacts and share information Show an awareness of the evolving role of the journalist in a converged newsroom, including working as part of a multimedia team
“Seismic changes in technology are creating new ways of connecting and informing communities, which inspire and terrify in equal measure.” Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger
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