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Presentation on Blogosphere

  1. 1. Introduction What is weblog? Who blogs? What are they used for?
  2. 2. What doestheweblogmean for thenewspaper industry?
  3. 3. The Guardian Weblog Launched in 2000 http://www.guardian.co.uk/weblog/
  4. 4. The Guardian Weblog Collection of ‘noteworthy reads online’ Hyperlink allow multiple ways to consume the new material An ‘any-to-any talking and sharing system’ Internet as a technology engaged two-way communication between audience and journalist, and changed the relationship between audience and journalism Knowledge-as-process rather then knowledge-as-product
  5. 5. Updated in 2008 ‘Comment is Free’ community Community-driven approach rather then content- driven
  6. 6. Open Journalism http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDGrfhJH1P4http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/video/2012/feb/29/alan-rusbridger-open- journalism-guardian-video?INTCMP=ILCNETTXT3486
  7. 7. ‘Blogging are not exactly journalists, which isa mistake many people make. They expectus to be dispassionate and unemotionalabout topic such as occupation and war.That objective lack of emotion is impossiblebecause a blog in itself stems from passion– the need to site for hours at one’scomputer, slouched over the keyboard,trying to communication ideas, throughs,fears, and frustrations to the world’ – Iraqi Blogger Riverbend, 2006
  8. 8. Journalists are not theonly experts in the world Alan Rusbridger – Editor of Guardian http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/video/2012/feb/29/alan-rusbridger-open- journalism-guardian-video?INTCMP=ILCNETTXT3486
  9. 9. Reference Matheson, Donald (2004) ‘Weblogs and the epistemology of the news: some trends in online journalism’, New Media and Society, 6(4): 443-436 Barlow, A (2007), The Rise of the Blogoshpere, Westport: Praeger Blood, R. (2000) ‘Weblogs: a History and Perspective’, URL (consulted June 2001): http://www.rebeccablood.net/essays/ weblog_history.html Foucault, M. (1977) Discipline and Punish: the Birth of the Prison. London: Penguin. Foucault, M. (1989) The Archaeology of Knowledge. London: Routledge. Kahn, R. and D. Kellner (nd) ‘Internet Subcultures and Political Activism’, URL(consulted April 2003): http://www.gseis.uclA.edu/courses/ed253a/oppostionalInternet.htm http://www.guardian.co.uk/

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