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Blogs_Journalism

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Discussion Questions

 

1. Do you read print newspapers? Do you read online newspapers - if yes, in what way/form?

2. How has the web changed newspapers and journalism?

3. Why are newspapers in trouble?

4. Would it matter if we had a world without traditional journalism/newspapers?

5. What are newspapers for - what should they do?

6. Rosen thinks it's a mistake to think of newspaper readers as an audience - why?

7. What do you think of his 4 examples/pieces of evidence for the emergence of a new, democratic journalism?

8. Rosen cites traditional criticisms of bloggers as news makers (p 2 - they are parasites, etc). He also

quotes Markov who says if new forms of journalism don't evolve into substantial institutions, this will be a 

problem, and they won't do real journalism.  What do you think of Markov's claim?

9. Rosen argues that blogging solves the problem of a "free press belonging to the person who owns one."

10. List major strengths and weaknesses of Rosen's article.

 

 

Articles, Posts & Debates on Blogs, Journalism & the Future of News

 

 

Debates, Roundtables & Collections about Blogging, Journalism, & the Future of News

 

 

 

Key Organizations, Writers and Bloggers

 

 

Articles/Posts About Blogging, Journalism & News

 

 

Academic Articles on Blogging, Journalism & News

 

 

Blogs as Part of the new Journalism

 

Interviews/Video of Key figures Debating Blogs

 

 

Blogs & Journalism 2.0

 

 

Citizen Journalism

 

COMMUNITY/CIVIC MEDIA

 

Blogs and War

 

 

How to Track and Search Blogs

 

 

Wiki Tools

Wiki vision http://www.lkozma.net/wpv/index.html

Flickr Vision http://flickrvision.com/

WIKISCANNER http://wikiscanner.virgil.gr/

 

Wikis and the heavy metal umlaut

http://weblog.infoworld.com/udell/gems/umlaut.html

 

Demetri Martin parodies social networks

DMITRI MARTIN TRENDSPOTTING

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpcvR1tIBfQ

http://www.poetv.com/video.php?vid=25779

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