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Com 300 How reliable are bloggers?


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Com 300 How reliable are bloggers?

  1. 1. Are You Ready For Bloggers to Take Over? By Chadrose de Guzman Article : Lost Media, Found Media
  2. 2. What is the fate of established media? <ul><li>Lost Media vs. </li></ul><ul><li>Found Media </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who are they? <ul><li>Lost Media </li></ul><ul><li>reporters and writers of newspapers and magazines </li></ul><ul><li>It includes freelance writers </li></ul><ul><li>established journalists </li></ul><ul><li>Found Media </li></ul><ul><li>ever-younger competitors willing to write and publish online for free </li></ul><ul><li>the bloggers </li></ul><ul><li>dominated by the young </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is happening now? <ul><li>Lost Media </li></ul><ul><li>Found Media </li></ul><ul><li>Media-ites don't tend to go to editors for approval </li></ul><ul><li>Post-type sites that aggregate blogs, as well as other work that somebody else paid for </li></ul><ul><li>reckless immediacy not measured commentary </li></ul><ul><li>May contain pungent , radical, or vulgar commentary </li></ul><ul><li>Right now mentality </li></ul><ul><li>freelance writers competing </li></ul><ul><li>struggling with layoffs, speedups, hiring freezes, and buyouts, the death </li></ul><ul><li>shrinkage of film and book review sections </li></ul><ul><li>limits on expensive investigative work </li></ul><ul><li>the fade-out of established journalistic career paths </li></ul>
  5. 5. Questions???? <ul><li>1) Why are people more drawn to reading blogs instead of newspapers? </li></ul><ul><li>2) Why do people use blogs as factual evidence in there daily conversations? </li></ul><ul><li>3) What are some ways that the “Lost Media” can still be a part of this new “Found media”? </li></ul>