Posts Tagged 'new media'

The Future of Publishing

Twitter aids in spreading falsehood

Breaking tweets has been instrumental on Iran

Breaking tweets has been instrumental on Iran

Social networking websites are fast becoming the backbones of the new media. Twitter has over the years proven to be a “good” source of news from locals and not only feeds from mainstream media houses. The skirmishes surrounding the just held elections in Iran has whipped up a lot of interest in the use of Twitter if not doubled it users. Most of the news updates I am getting from Tehran in Iran are from twitter followers – some directly on the ground and others monitoring from other media sources. Continue reading ‘Twitter aids in spreading falsehood’

Join the discussion on Manipulated Facts

The advent of the New Media has made it possible for any news to spread around the world at top speed. And it is at least as badly protected against manipulation and hoaxes as print media. Continue reading ‘Join the discussion on Manipulated Facts’

Politicians embrace new media

Generally, politicians love to see sea of cameras and flash lights striking at them in public places. They turn saints when they see the big TV cameras with long microphone stands struggling for space around their heads. They usually prefer seeing themselves in major TV news and front pages of newspapers.

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Breaking tweets breaking traditional media

A screen shot of breaking tweets

A screen shot of breaking tweets

A 23-year-old journalism student in the USA has staged a media revolution that is breaking the dominance of traditional media and known major news websites as news sources. Craig Kanalley, a graduate student of DePaul University in Chicago, is using twitter – a social network platform – to break major news all over the world with the speed of a bullet.
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Experts: Stroke-stricken newspapers won’t die

Panel discussion at the international conference in Berlin

Panel discussion at the international conference in Berlin

The newspaper business is a (fast) collapsing industry all over the world. Companies are cutting down on advertisements – the oxygen of newspapers – due to economic privation. Circulation has plunged. The new media – mobile phones, PDA and social networks – have reshaped the delivery and reading of news. It is cheaper and easier to read news now than 10 years back. Continue reading ‘Experts: Stroke-stricken newspapers won’t die’


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