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Melody Bao Week 2 presentation

  1. 1. New Media and the citizen participation Weiwen Bao(Melody) 3278818
  2. 2. Outline <ul><li>Convergence or divergence </li></ul><ul><li>New Old Media and New New Media </li></ul><ul><li>Whether professional journalists will be replaced? </li></ul>
  3. 4. Convergence V.S. Divergence <ul><li>Homogenization? </li></ul><ul><li>‘ we are not living in a global village, but in a customized cottage globally produced and locally distributed.’ (Castells 2000 quoted by Meikle,G 2009) </li></ul><ul><li>Content convergence </li></ul><ul><li>Content, computing and communication </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Search engine </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional news: Narrative </li></ul><ul><li>Online news: database </li></ul><ul><li>technological convergence could make possible a new era of divergence, characterized by many-to many, decentralized communications. (Poster) </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>New Old Media </li></ul><ul><li>New New Media </li></ul><ul><li>Automation </li></ul><ul><li>Personalization </li></ul><ul><li>Participation </li></ul><ul><li>http://news.google.com.au/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://indymedia.org </li></ul>
  6. 7. Not hire professional journalists?
  7. 8. Nope! <ul><li>Not professionally trained </li></ul><ul><li>Experience </li></ul><ul><li>News resource? </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics and law </li></ul>
  8. 9. Conclusion <ul><li>Journalists are filters, explicators and guides </li></ul>
  9. 10. Reference <ul><li>Meikle, G 2009, Interpreting News,New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp.170-195 </li></ul><ul><li>Potter, D 2008, ‘What is News’, Handbook of Independent Journalism, US State Department, </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.america.gov/st/dempcracuhrenglish/2008/April/20080416211618eaifas0.8870203.html </li></ul><ul><li>Flew, Terry & Wilson 2008, Journalism as Social Networking: The Australian youdecide project and the 2007 Federal election, Theory, Practice and Criticism </li></ul><ul><li>Clyde H B,2008, Citizen Journalism: back to the future, Discussion paper for the Carnegie-Knight Conference on the Future of Journalism, Cambrige, June21-22, 2008 </li></ul>
  10. 11. Question time
  11. 12. The end…. Thank you!

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