The Death of Print Journalism and Rise of Digital Media

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The Death of Print Journalism and Rise of Digital Media

  1. 1. THE DEATH OF PRINT JOURNALISM AND RISE OF DIGITAL MEDIA Photo  by  Thomas  Leuthard  via  Flickr     Charlotte Gagnier  
  2. 2. "Newspapers will never die, they will just move to a new address.” - Ken Paulson Photo  by  European  Parliament  via  Flickr    
  3. 3. 50% of Americans cite the Internet as their main source for national and international news – Pew Research Centre Photo  by  Thomas  Leuthard  via  Flickr    
  4. 4. It is the main source of news for 71% of those 18-29 – Pew Research Centre Photo  by  Thomas  Leuthard  via  Flickr    
  5. 5. Only 28% of Americans cite newspapers as their main source of news – Pew Research Centre Photo  by  Thomas  Leuthard  via  Flickr    
  6. 6. With  increasing  digital  literacy,  online   media  is  easy  to  access  and  most  is  free Photo  by  Thomas  Leuthard  via  Flickr    
  7. 7. New  technologies  such  as  iPads  and   Smartphones  make  it  easy  to  consume   informa@on  online  any  @me,  any  place Photo  by  Tim  Caynes  via  Flickr    
  8. 8. This  change  in  the  way  people  choose  to   consume  informa@on  has  led  to  the  rise  of     sites  like  BuzzFeed,  Gawker  and  The   Huffington  Post Photo  by  medically_irrelevant  via  Flickr    
  9. 9. Digital  media  offers  variety:   ar@cles,  videos,  galleries,  ‘lis@cles’  and   long-­‐form  journalism  means  there’s   something  for  everyone Image  from  www.buzzfeed.com  
  10. 10. With  readers  leaving  print,  adver@sing   dollars  have  followed Image  by  alsis35  via  Flickr    
  11. 11. Investment  in  newspaper  adver@sing   will  be  16.4  billion  US  dollars  in  2016,     4  billion  less  than  in  2011                                            -­‐  eMarketer
  12. 12. For  newspapers  to  survive  they  must   adapt  and  move  online     Vice,  The  Guardian  and  The  Daily  Mail   all  now  have  a  strong  digital  presence Image  from  www.vice.com  
  13. 13. Through  digital  media,  readers  have   changed  journalism  -­‐they  can  comment,   share  and  even  produce  content Images  from  www.vice.com  www.buzzfeed.com  and  www.dailymail.co.uk  
  14. 14. “the  boundaries  between  journalism  and   non-­‐journalism  in  cyberspace  are   becoming  even  blurrier  than  in  the  mass   media”                                -­‐  Barbie  Zelizer Photo  by  Andrew  via  Flickr    
  15. 15. Ci@zen  Journalism  -­‐  the  collec@on,   dissemina@on,  and  analysis  of  news  and   informa@on  by  the  general  public,   especially  by  means  of  the  Internet.                                                                      -­‐  Google Photo  by  Coco  Curranski  via  Flickr    
  16. 16. We  can  now  play  a  part  in  major  stories           -­‐  giving  voices  to  those  who  previously   weren’t  heard  -­‐  like  during  the  Arab  Spring Photo  by  rsambrook  via  Flickr    
  17. 17. “There  is  massive  civic  informa@on  sharing   going  on  in  cyberspace  that  increasingly   tends  to  bypass  the  classical  modes  of   journalism  produc@on  and  dissemina@on”                            -­‐  Barbie  Zelizer Photo  by  Alessio  Jacona  via  Flickr    
  18. 18. But  the  informa@on  collected  is  not  filtered   and  not  objec@ve  like  tradi@onal  media Photo  by  Graham  Holliday  via  Flickr    
  19. 19. Tradi@onally  journalism  is  objec@ve,   presen@ng  the  facts,  unslanted  by  opinion Image  by  Elena  via  Flickr    
  20. 20. This  no  longer  sells  -­‐  people  want   emo@onally  charged,  controversial   narra@ves  that  keep  us  engaged. Photo  by  Andew  Stawarz  via  Flickr  
  21. 21. As  readers  we  have  the  amazing   opportunity  to  read  from  different  writers   and  sources  almost  without  limit.   Photo  by  Elvin  via  Flickr  
  22. 22. The  challenge  is  to  stay  open  to   different  opinions,  read  from   many  authors  and  sources. Image  from  www.bbc.co.uk  
  23. 23. In  this  new  age  of  digital  journalism  we   must  use  our  digital  literacy  to  develop   balanced  and  informed  opinions Photo  by  Beau  Lark  via  Corbisimages  
  24. 24. Sources       hap://ar@cles.chicagotribune.com/2013-­‐05-­‐30/business/chi-­‐chicago-­‐sun-­‐@mes-­‐photo-­‐20130530_1_chicago-­‐sun-­‐@mes-­‐ photo-­‐staff-­‐video       Barbie  Zelizer.  2009.  The  Changing  Faces  of  Journalism:  Tabloidiza@on,  Technology  and  Truthiness  (Shaping  Inquiry  in   Culture,  Communica@on  and  Media  Studies)         hap://www.buzzfeed.com/mylestanzer/exclusive-­‐@mes-­‐internal-­‐report-­‐painted-­‐dire-­‐digital-­‐picture       hap://www.dailytargum.com/opinion/commentary/changing-­‐face-­‐of-­‐journalism-­‐demands-­‐new-­‐media/ar@cle_d40a8d70-­‐ c50f-­‐11e3-­‐a6f1-­‐0017a43b2370.html       hap://www.examiner.com/ar@cle/will-­‐baby-­‐boomers-­‐kill-­‐the-­‐daily-­‐newspaper       hap://www.huffingtonpost.com/tom-­‐engelhardt/the-­‐golden-­‐age-­‐of-­‐journalism_b_4637068.html       hap://www.intelligencesquared.com/events/smartphone-­‐journalism-­‐the-­‐changing-­‐face-­‐of-­‐news/       hap://www.santabarbaraview.com/a-­‐salute-­‐to-­‐newsprint5245425/       All  photos  used  under  Crea2ve  Commons  A5ribu2on  2.0  Generic   and  Crea2ve  Commons  A5ribu2on-­‐NonCommercial  2.0  Generic  licence   h5ps://crea2vecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/   h5ps://crea2vecommons.org/licenses/by-­‐nc-­‐sa/2.0/     Photo  by  Thomas  Leuthard  via  Flickr    

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