Jay Rosen, pressthink.org andNew York University:Whats Different (ReallyDifferent) about the Webjr3@nyu.eduTwitter: @jayro...
The practice vs. the pipes:The pipes are the underlyingmedia system on which thepractice of journalism “runs.”
Arthur Sulzberger, Jr.Publisher of the New YorkTimes: “We long have had themantra that we must beplatform agnostic….”
Between the pipes andjournalistic practice we find…* Institutions: De Telegraaf,NOS, the New York Times.* Professional tie...
Communication under a broadcasting system is…One wayCentralizedControlledSmart network, "dumb" terminalsOne-to-manyStrongl...
But communication on the web is…Two wayDecentralizedDecontrolledFew-to-few, one to few, one-to-one and one-to-manyStrongly...
Broadcasting vs. The Web 1• One way• Centralized• Controlled• Smart network,“dumb” terminals• One-to-many• Two Way• Decent...
Broadcasting vs. The Web: 2• Strongly vertical,weakly horizontal• Atomized audience:connected up,disconnected fromeach oth...
Principles of a new practice: 1There is no single economicmodel to replace the one thatthe Internet broke (via ClayShirky)
Principles of a new practice: 2The gods of the productionroutine have fallen. The newgods are the usersthemselves.
Principles of a new practice: 3Under conditions ofabundance, do what you dobest and link to the rest (viaJeff Jarvis)
Principles of a new practice: 4"Theres no such thing asinformation overload, theresonly filter failure.” (Clay Shirky,again)
Principles of a new practice: 5Professional authority hasntdisappeared fromjournalism… but it haschanged form.
Principles of a new practice: 6The news professions havebeen optimized for lowparticipation. Seeking change,Alan Rusbridge...
Principles of a new practice: 7Anyone can doesnt meaneveryone will.And everywhere on the webthe one percent rule applies.
Alexis DeTocqueville, 1835"Newspapers makeassociations and associationsmake newspapers.... Thenumber of newspapersincrease...
Jay Rosen, pressthink.org andNew York University:Whats Different (ReallyDifferent) about the Webjr3@nyu.eduTwitter: @jayro...
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  1. 1. Jay Rosen, pressthink.org andNew York University:Whats Different (ReallyDifferent) about the Webjr3@nyu.eduTwitter: @jayrosen_nyu
  2. 2. The practice vs. the pipes:The pipes are the underlyingmedia system on which thepractice of journalism “runs.”
  3. 3. Arthur Sulzberger, Jr.Publisher of the New YorkTimes: “We long have had themantra that we must beplatform agnostic….”
  4. 4. Between the pipes andjournalistic practice we find…* Institutions: De Telegraaf,NOS, the New York Times.* Professional ties: peerculture, trade unions* People with power,reputation, track records
  5. 5. Communication under a broadcasting system is…One wayCentralizedControlledSmart network, "dumb" terminalsOne-to-manyStrongly vertical, weakly horizontalAudience is atomized: disconnected from each otherChannels are scarce, attention is abundant
  6. 6. But communication on the web is…Two wayDecentralizedDecontrolledFew-to-few, one to few, one-to-one and one-to-manyStrongly horizontal and verticalAudience atomization is being overcome; falling costs to connectDumb (or minimal) network, smart terminalsAttention is scarce and channels abundant
  7. 7. Broadcasting vs. The Web 1• One way• Centralized• Controlled• Smart network,“dumb” terminals• One-to-many• Two Way• Decentralized• Decontrolled• “Dumb” network,smart terminals• Few-to-few, one-to-few, one-to-one andone-to-many
  8. 8. Broadcasting vs. The Web: 2• Strongly vertical,weakly horizontal• Atomized audience:connected up,disconnected fromeach other• Channels arescarce, attentionabundant• Strongly horizontaland vertical• Audienceatomizationovercome: fallingcosts to connect• Attention is scarce,channels (sites) areabundant
  9. 9. Principles of a new practice: 1There is no single economicmodel to replace the one thatthe Internet broke (via ClayShirky)
  10. 10. Principles of a new practice: 2The gods of the productionroutine have fallen. The newgods are the usersthemselves.
  11. 11. Principles of a new practice: 3Under conditions ofabundance, do what you dobest and link to the rest (viaJeff Jarvis)
  12. 12. Principles of a new practice: 4"Theres no such thing asinformation overload, theresonly filter failure.” (Clay Shirky,again)
  13. 13. Principles of a new practice: 5Professional authority hasntdisappeared fromjournalism… but it haschanged form.
  14. 14. Principles of a new practice: 6The news professions havebeen optimized for lowparticipation. Seeking change,Alan Rusbridger calls for the"mutualisation of journalism."
  15. 15. Principles of a new practice: 7Anyone can doesnt meaneveryone will.And everywhere on the webthe one percent rule applies.
  16. 16. Alexis DeTocqueville, 1835"Newspapers makeassociations and associationsmake newspapers.... Thenumber of newspapersincreases in proportion to thatof associations."
  17. 17. Jay Rosen, pressthink.org andNew York University:Whats Different (ReallyDifferent) about the Webjr3@nyu.eduTwitter: @jayrosen_nyu

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