Journalism In Transition

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Journalism In Transition

  1. 1. Kathy E. Gill 16 October 2009
  2. 4. <ul><li>Trends: Shift Happens </li></ul><ul><li>The Market Abhors A Vacuum </li></ul><ul><li>It’s Not Just Newspapers </li></ul><ul><li>The Move To Real-Time News </li></ul>
  3. 8. <ul><li>39% </li></ul>Pew, Jan 2009
  4. 9. <ul><li>9% </li></ul>Pew, Jan 2009
  5. 10. State of the News Media, 2009
  6. 11. State of the News Media, 2009
  7. 12. <ul><li>Mid-1980s : 22% </li></ul><ul><li>1998 : 21% </li></ul><ul><li>2005 : 19% </li></ul>
  8. 21. <ul><li>1998: Monica & Bill (Drudge) </li></ul><ul><li>9.11.2001 </li></ul><ul><li>2002: Trent Lott (right & left) </li></ul><ul><li>2004: Memogate </li></ul><ul><li>2004: Asian Tsunami </li></ul><ul><li>2005: London bombings </li></ul><ul><li>2007: AttorneyGate (TPM, George Polk award) </li></ul><ul><li>2009: AmazonFail and Iran Elections </li></ul>
  9. 22. <ul><li>1999: Yahoo! buys GeoCities, host to 3.5 million individual Web sites (most abandoned!) </li></ul><ul><li>1999: the Poynter Institute starts the “MediaNews” blog </li></ul><ul><li>2002: Google buys Blogger; estimate of 500,000 blogs worldwide in total </li></ul><ul><li>February 2002: Salon and Fox News add blogs </li></ul><ul><li>2003: Iraq war gives rise to war blogger </li></ul><ul><li>2009: 6 million blogs on Wordpress.com; >1B monthly pageviews; Yahoo! shutters GeoCities </li></ul>
  10. 42. <ul><li>The Charlotte Observer used a blog format to report on Hurricane Bonnie in August 1998 ; “Dispatches from the Coast” is the first known use of blog to cover a breaking news story. </li></ul>
  11. 48. <ul><li>The mass audience is dead </li></ul><ul><li>Publishing is free (push-button) </li></ul><ul><li>The cost of dealing with atoms goes up as readership goes down </li></ul><ul><li>Today’s professional listens as well as talks </li></ul><ul><li>This is not a cyclical change </li></ul>
  12. 50. <ul><li>Clay Shirky </li></ul><ul><li>Howard Rheingold </li></ul><ul><li>Jay Rosen </li></ul><ul><li>TheReadWriteWeb </li></ul><ul><li>A Fair(y) Use Tale (copyright) </li></ul><ul><li>RSS (et al) In Plain English </li></ul>
  13. 51. <ul><li>Photos are iStockPhoto or fair use: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Crowd, http://www.flickr.com/photos/twose/887903401/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Megaphone, http://warkscol.files.wordpress.com/2008/01/superchick_megaphone_logo_hi.jpg </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Kent State, photo John Paul Filo, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kent_State_shootings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tank Man, http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/06/03/behind-the-scenes-tank-man-of-tiananmen/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Death of Neda Agha-Solton, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_Neda_Agha-Soltan </li></ul></ul>
  14. 52. <ul><li>This presentation is published on WiredPen.com and Slideshare.net </li></ul><ul><li>Kathy E. Gill </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://faculty.washington.edu/kegill or @kegill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://wiredpen.com/ and http://slideshare.net/kegill </li></ul></ul>

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