Will a packaged internet platform defeat the open web? This could either save or bring down the global media industry. The New York Times reports that Facebook has been quietly negotiating a deal with the world’s leading media outlets to… Read More ›
Decline of newspapers
“Does a journalism education still matter?” asked Professor Joe Banks recently on J-Source. He clarified, “The question lingers because of the array of digital tools at the disposal of the general public”. Among the other “yes-answers”, he argued that editors… Read More ›
A library in Picton organized the DiscARTed Art show It was a cozy evening event organized by a local library in a small town. Anyone who wished to participate had been encouraged to pick up discarded books from one of… Read More ›
Book reading as fire usage: What is more important, the result or the process? Long reading was previously considered a way of transferring knowledge. But nowadays linear reading is becoming much shorter. The culture of information consumption is changing, along… Read More ›
Myth about rubbish content on the Internet. How filters create a customized “The Daily Me” for everyone.
Sure, in terms of how information appears on the Internet, it could be compared with a rubbish dump. Everything gets in. But far from everything circulates and finds an end-user. In reality, nobody uses rubbish. There are no restrictions on… Read More ›
The price humankind will pay for the successes of computer technology will turn out to be high. ICT will lead to a change in basic media: print platforms will be replaced by digital. The media change will call for a… Read More ›