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Online News Presentation


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Online News Presentation

  1. 1. The New Journalists Inquiry to Online News by Jake Mudd
  2. 2. History <ul><li>Personal Journalism- The Postal Service </li></ul><ul><li>Muckrakers take down “civilian” journalists </li></ul><ul><li>(late 1800’s) </li></ul><ul><li>Corporatization of journalism </li></ul><ul><li>Print  Radio stations  Television  Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Monopolization of cable </li></ul>
  3. 3. Rebirth More connective and bulky networks, HTML, and personal computers Blank canvas medium of communication Open source software powers web servers by dishing out information to browsers Ability to replace Big Media, although BM retains credibility in investigative journalism
  4. 4. Professional vs. Unprofessional Journalism <ul><li>Methods of “Journalism”: mail lists, forums, weblogs, wikis*, SMS, networked cameras, internet broadcasting, peer-to-peer, and RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Seemingly endless stream of conversation </li></ul><ul><li>Step up the journalistic game or go home </li></ul><ul><li>From 1993-2002, the number of online news stations went from virtually zero to 13,536 </li></ul><ul><li>This digital sprawl is driven solely by fear </li></ul><ul><li>Jobs and revenue streams are becoming very unpredictable in the news world </li></ul><ul><li>Paid journalists must be multi-media masters </li></ul>
  5. 5. Online News The concept of online news has been around much longer than the 90’s Just because something is technologically feasible doesn’t mean it will accepted/demanded The demand stems from user-friendliness and relevance Even though copyright does extend to discoveries and select topics of authors, that is subject to change
  6. 6. <ul><li>What makes a journalist today (in the traditional sense)? </li></ul><ul><li>Will all news be digital 40 years from now? Why or why not? </li></ul><ul><li>What do news and all media have in common? </li></ul><ul><li>How will we decipher between credible media when channels and networks are increasing exponentially? </li></ul>?’s
  7. 7. Citations Nguyen, An. The Interaction Between Technologies and Society: Lessons Learnt From 160 Years of Online News Services. March 2007. First Monday.   Gilmore, Dan. We the Media . January 2006. O’Reilly Books and Videos.   Glaser, Mark. Will NPR’s Podcasts Birth a New Business Model for Public Radio? November 2005. OJR: The Online Journalism Review.