Online and Mobile Media Presentation : Week 12, The Future of Journalism.
Examination of the Future of Journalism with reference to this weeks readings:
Conboy, M & Steel, j 2008 ‘The Future of Newspapers: historical perspectives,’ Journalism Studies, vol. 9, no. 5, pp. 650-661
Life in the Clickstream: The Future of Journalism [www.alliance.org.au/documents/foj_report_final.pdf ]
1. Summary of the way newspapers (up until now) have combined economic, technological and cultural issues to represent systems of shared beliefs through differentiation.
2. How news/debates about “information society” should be considered a continuation of socio-economic trends emerging in the 17th Century.
3. Debates on how current trends (“hyper-differentiation”) might impact on the political formations of the future.