Online News COM 300 Peg Achterman May 4  2009
Agenda <ul><li>From Open Source to Open News? </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia Pieces </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia Assignment <...
Does the loss of this...
Mean the loss of...
<ul><li>Was a newspaper delivered to your door when you were growing up?  </li></ul><ul><li>What is “news” to you? </li></...
<ul><li>NBC on Newspapers  </li></ul><ul><li>Bronstein on Colbert </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blog...
 
What is Journalism? <ul><li>Journalism is “our day book, our collective diary, which records our common life. That which g...
What Is Citizen Journalism? <ul><li>Why not just call journalism “journalism” — a word the citizens, amateurs, networks, d...
Open Source Journalism <ul><li>Characterized by expanded two-way communication between media and readers. </li></ul><ul><l...
Shaping the News Hole <ul><li>George Allen (Virginia) - 2008 campaign </li></ul><ul><li>Dan Rather (2004) </li></ul><ul><l...
Today, how would you know... ...if Mt. Rainier erupted?
How about news in your neighborhood? Or on your campus?
EveryBlock.com WestSeattleBlog.com MyBallard.com Wallyhood.org Phinneywood.com
The Future & Journalism <ul><li>Two principles of technological change in communication: </li></ul><ul><li>New technology ...
<ul><li>Two questions </li></ul><ul><li>If you were allowed to visit only one website each day, what would it be and why? ...
Summary <ul><li>Blogging (and social networks) technology is having a profound impact on Web content and established media...
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    1. 1. Online News COM 300 Peg Achterman May 4 2009
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>From Open Source to Open News? </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia Pieces </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia Assignment </li></ul>
    3. 3. Does the loss of this...
    4. 4. Mean the loss of...
    5. 5. <ul><li>Was a newspaper delivered to your door when you were growing up? </li></ul><ul><li>What is “news” to you? </li></ul><ul><li>How did you get that information today? And how will you get it in the future? </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>NBC on Newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>Bronstein on Colbert </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/bronstein/detail?entry_id=38241 </li></ul></ul>
    7. 8. What is Journalism? <ul><li>Journalism is “our day book, our collective diary, which records our common life. That which goes unrecorded goes unpreserved … The creation and preservation of collective memory…” is the practice of journalism. </li></ul><ul><li>- James W. Carey, Columbia University </li></ul>
    8. 9. What Is Citizen Journalism? <ul><li>Why not just call journalism “journalism” — a word the citizens, amateurs, networks, distributors and professionals can understand? Journalism can be “practiced” in all sorts of ways, and by virtually anyone. You don’t even have to be a citizen or a professional; you could be a foreigner, or even an alien from outer space…journalism is not some exclusive club; it’s something that takes many forms… - Max Kalehoff , Nielsen BuzzMetrics </li></ul>
    9. 10. Open Source Journalism <ul><li>Characterized by expanded two-way communication between media and readers. </li></ul><ul><li>With blogging, reader becomes author and author (journalist) becomes reader, ending the one-to-many model of communication. </li></ul>
    10. 11. Shaping the News Hole <ul><li>George Allen (Virginia) - 2008 campaign </li></ul><ul><li>Dan Rather (2004) </li></ul><ul><li>Josh Marshall – AttorneyGate (2007) </li></ul>
    11. 12. Today, how would you know... ...if Mt. Rainier erupted?
    12. 13. How about news in your neighborhood? Or on your campus?
    13. 14. EveryBlock.com WestSeattleBlog.com MyBallard.com Wallyhood.org Phinneywood.com
    14. 15. The Future & Journalism <ul><li>Two principles of technological change in communication: </li></ul><ul><li>New technology is never so new as people imagine. </li></ul><ul><li>New technology is so new that people can’t even imagine it. </li></ul><ul><li>David Paul Nord (1986) </li></ul><ul><li>We constantly compare - television just </li></ul><ul><li>radio with pictures, cell phone just </li></ul><ul><li>like a phone but no wires.... </li></ul>
    15. 16. <ul><li>Two questions </li></ul><ul><li>If you were allowed to visit only one website each day, what would it be and why? </li></ul><ul><li>Dream up the “best” way to get news in 2039 - what does it look like? </li></ul>
    16. 17. Summary <ul><li>Blogging (and social networks) technology is having a profound impact on Web content and established media business models </li></ul><ul><li>Neither news nor politics will be the same </li></ul><ul><li>Next week: spotlight on politics </li></ul>
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