It Wasn’t Sunil Tripathi: The Anatomy of a Misinformation Disaster On Reddit, bedroom sleuths crowed that they would tell their Grandchildren they were there on the day it all changed. The day the crowd took charge… They were all wrong.
When Everyone is an Eye-Witness, What is a Journalist? | Storyful Blog Despite the sensational headline, this is a balanced call for old media to take the curation of social/eye witness reporting more seriously.
Clay Shirky Says NSFWCORP Has Unlimited Cash. Great! Now We’re Screwed | PandoDaily NSFWCORP – surviving on great journalism and word of mouth?
I was out enjoying a concert yesterday evening, so didn’t hear the terrible news about the Boston Marathon bombing until I checked my Twitter feed at home. This is far from the first disaster in the age of social coverage. We’ve had cameraphones for over a decade. Facebook for nine … Continue reading
I love Simon Brew’s new Den of Geek piece about Rise of the Guardians. He interviews Peter Ramsey, the animated feature’s director about the film’s relatively underwhelming box office performance. Why I am linking to it here? I think this is a great example of the kind of personal and … Continue reading
Post Industrial Journalism: Adapting to the Present Full book, online, PDF or eReader format.
Inky Tears – “The ‘information wants to be free’, hippie stage of the Internet is long over…” A maudlin, though accurate, state of the newspaper industry Op Ed from NY Magazine.
“Small is Beautiful” says Media Briefing The Media Briefing again with a follow on round-up of publications sold to small publishers. It’s not quite evidence of hyperniche in practice (photography and heavy metal are hardly sub-sub-cultural), but does pick out an emergence of specialist titles handled by smaller teams. The … Continue reading