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Future of Journalism Angelica Abano Tah Bunditvatidkul
Agenda <ul><li>What is the information society? </li></ul><ul><li>The future of Journalism (Technological view) </li></ul>...
Information society <ul><li>Characterized by an abundance of information  </li></ul><ul><li>Needed internet connection </l...
Technology, Democracy, and Differentiation <ul><li>Technology:  News is free to anyone who has a computer, tablet, or mobi...
Technological View
Technical viewpoint <ul><li>Increase in direct participation. </li></ul>
Technical viewpoint <ul><li>Increase in leverage of professionals working with amateurs </li></ul>
Technical viewpoint <ul><li>Making profit is no longer important </li></ul>
Socioeconomic View
Socioeconomic viewpoint <ul><li>The revenue crisis of traditional media </li></ul>
Socioeconomic viewpoint <ul><li>Compete with search engines to reach  online audiences </li></ul>
Socioeconomic viewpoint <ul><li>Knowledge on online audience behavior, not the content </li></ul>
Socioeconomic viewpoint <ul><li>Decline of  newspapers in developed countries </li></ul>
Socioeconomic viewpoint <ul><li>Limitation of hyper local  </li></ul>
What ’s in store for  Future Journalism?
Robert Donald  the former chairman if the Institute of Journalist <ul><li>“  One day  news  can be delivered to a person’s...
Rupert Murdorch the  empire of News Corporation <ul><li>“ I believe too many of us editors and reporters are  out of touch...
Emily Booker An experienced journalist  UNSW lecturer <ul><li>“ I think the future of journalism depends very strongly on ...
<ul><li>“ All that matters is that the journalists report news that is  accurate  and  correct .”  </li></ul>Lauren Gorfin...
Conclusion <ul><li>Technological view </li></ul><ul><li>Socioeconomic view </li></ul>
Discussion <ul><ul><ul><li>Which one do you think new media should focus on: producing good content or attracting advertis...
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Online and Mobile Media: Week 12 - Future of Journalism

  1. 1. Future of Journalism Angelica Abano Tah Bunditvatidkul
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>What is the information society? </li></ul><ul><li>The future of Journalism (Technological view) </li></ul><ul><li>The future of Journalism (Socioeconomic view) </li></ul><ul><li>Hear from the journalism gurus </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul>
  3. 3. Information society <ul><li>Characterized by an abundance of information </li></ul><ul><li>Needed internet connection </li></ul><ul><li>Required faster news delivery </li></ul>
  4. 4. Technology, Democracy, and Differentiation <ul><li>Technology: News is free to anyone who has a computer, tablet, or mobile phone </li></ul><ul><li>Democracy: Encourages free speech and discourse </li></ul><ul><li>Differentiation: Freedom to choose the news they would like to read </li></ul>
  5. 5. Technological View
  6. 6. Technical viewpoint <ul><li>Increase in direct participation. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Technical viewpoint <ul><li>Increase in leverage of professionals working with amateurs </li></ul>
  8. 8. Technical viewpoint <ul><li>Making profit is no longer important </li></ul>
  9. 9. Socioeconomic View
  10. 10. Socioeconomic viewpoint <ul><li>The revenue crisis of traditional media </li></ul>
  11. 11. Socioeconomic viewpoint <ul><li>Compete with search engines to reach online audiences </li></ul>
  12. 12. Socioeconomic viewpoint <ul><li>Knowledge on online audience behavior, not the content </li></ul>
  13. 13. Socioeconomic viewpoint <ul><li>Decline of newspapers in developed countries </li></ul>
  14. 14. Socioeconomic viewpoint <ul><li>Limitation of hyper local </li></ul>
  15. 15. What ’s in store for Future Journalism?
  16. 16. Robert Donald the former chairman if the Institute of Journalist <ul><li>“ One day news can be delivered to a person’s home in the same way as electricity or gas was currently delivered…” </li></ul>
  17. 17. Rupert Murdorch the empire of News Corporation <ul><li>“ I believe too many of us editors and reporters are out of touch with the readers…” </li></ul>
  18. 18. Emily Booker An experienced journalist UNSW lecturer <ul><li>“ I think the future of journalism depends very strongly on having educated and ethical journalists. </li></ul><ul><li>Whatever the medium people use, they still need journalists who are able to understand the issues and articulate all of them whether it ’s online, television, or radio.” </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>“ All that matters is that the journalists report news that is accurate and correct .” </li></ul>Lauren Gorfinkel An experienced journalist UNSW lecturer
  20. 20. Conclusion <ul><li>Technological view </li></ul><ul><li>Socioeconomic view </li></ul>
  21. 21. Discussion <ul><ul><ul><li>Which one do you think new media should focus on: producing good content or attracting advertisers? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Is the increasing influence of hyperdifferentiation a disadvantage to readers who are deliberately avoiding reading information that would matter? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How do you think the journalism students will get affected by the possible trend of the future journalism? Should universities still offer journalism courses? </li></ul></ul></ul>

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