Challenges to the Epistemology of Journalism: The by George Lazaroiu

By George Lazaroiu

The fabric amassed during this publication offers a wealthy and numerous context for
understanding the interactive nature of the net information event, the
merging of the outdated and new logics of content material creation, running a blog as a
legitimate platform for journalism, new interactive applied sciences of news
dissemination and user-generated content material, and modern mainstream
web journalism. the target of this booklet is to stress the significance of the present velocity of technological and social swap, the participatory nature of blogs, the function of technological swap within the adoption of strategies in on-line journalism, and the digitization of the media undefined. therefore, my objective is to check the good fortune of on-line information ventures, the combination of journalist and user-generated content material, the processual move of on-line journalism, and social networking websites as strength assets of reports and data.

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The Internet has not begun to dislodge the commercial mass media from their overwhelmingly dominant role. News and information provide the critical inputs for public decision making about key public policy issues. The broadcast networks equate all outlets, regardless of the disparity in the reach or audience. Cooper contends that all media outlets are not equal in democratic discourse. The support for community-oriented activities with respect to television has transferred to the Internet. The structural tendencies of media markets make for “bad” economics.

Networked organizations are more resilient as a result of better communications tools. Shirky affirms that the most significant effect of our new tools lies in the increased leverage they give the most connected people. The open source movement is an ecosystem: open source relies on the “publish-then-filter” pattern. Open source communities have more discussions than in managed production (the communal can be at least as durable as the commercial). Our social tools have given groups the power to coalesce and act in political arenas.

Someone who is interested in a certain kind of content can actually get much more access to it than possible. The overall conclusion to be drawn from these and similar observations is that the actual effects of making more information available to more people have been enormously beneficial to society. Shirky thinks it would be difficult to show that the enormous increase in the speed and totality with which novel infor- 47 mation is spread to the people who need it is bad for intellectual life.

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