The internet is not about just replacing newspapers. It’s about how the news ecosystem is now organized. Journalism used to have a monopoly over news delivery and agenda-setting. This monopoly is now gone.
The Medium Is the Emancipation
Human as media: The Emancipation of Authorship is the potential given to the majority of citizens to promote (or publish) their ideas far beyond their immediate circle.
Polarization studies are media studies
Fake news is not the principal problem in the new media environment. The impact of fake news is already mitigated by the users’ growing immunity and also by the growing noise that diminishes the potency of fake news’ impact. A… Read More ›
The tectonic turn of the news media away from advertising
The media business switched from ad revenue to reader revenue circa 2014. No longer being the ‘corporate media’, the media started seeking support from the ‘donating audience’, providing not news but rather news validation to comply with the demands of… Read More ›
Robo-journalism: the third threat
A tie between cyber journalists and bio-journalists has already occurred. – Three threats to journalism. – News story on earthquake and tectonic shifts. – Generative journalism. – Two arguments about “robots’ incapability”. – Road map for robot journalism. – Forecasts… Read More ›
Does the internet bring nationalism back?
When media shift from broadcasting to engagement, other countries may have their own Trump and Brexit waiting ahead. Douglas Rushkoff published a great article The New Nationalism Of Brexit And Trump Is A Product Of The Digital Age. “TV… Read More ›
Media hygiene. Media Ecology as Ecology Contrariwise – III
The emancipation of authorship (Miroshnichenko, 2013) has led to an exponential growth in the number of information sources. Anyone who goes online is immediately inundated with huge amounts of information, more than a human being could previously absorb in a… Read More ›
The risk of terrorism is the price humankind pays for successful Silicon Valley start-ups
Media futurist Andrey Miroshnichenko talks about the ways internet changes our daily lives. Polina Ryzhova 28.09.2015, 13:32, Gazeta.ru Twitter revolutions, religious extremism, “the new Dark Age” – these are social reactions towards the fast-paced media evolution of recent years, says… Read More ›
3 filters of Internet hygiene: browser settings, the Viral Editor and the Filter Bubble
Is the Internet really just a supplier of rubbish? One of the video presentations of American media thinker Clay Shirky is entitled It’s Not Information Overload. It’s Filter Failure.[i] The problem is not the volume or quality of information, but… Read More ›
The really immortal qualities of good old journalism
“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 ›