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Old and New Media: We are in this together

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Published on January 13, 2008

Author: evgeny.morozov

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presentation delivered by Evgeny Morozov at New Media Essentials summer course organized by TOL in Prague, July 2007
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Old Media and New Media: are we in this together? Prague, July 09/2007, by Evgeny Morozov

Outline Problems with Old Media Will “new media” save or destroy “old media”? Is it old vs new or old AND new? Are we in this together? Tomorrow’s media: what is it like?

Problems with Old Media

Will “new media” save or destroy “old media”?

Is it old vs new or old AND new?

Are we in this together?

Tomorrow’s media: what is it like?

Outline Problems with Old Media Will “new media” save or destroy “old media”? Is it old vs new or old AND new? Are we in this together? Tomorrow’s media: what is it like?

Problems with Old Media

Will “new media” save or destroy “old media”?

Is it old vs new or old AND new?

Are we in this together?

Tomorrow’s media: what is it like?

Trust in “Old Media” is falling Source : State of the News Media, Project for Excellence in Journalism, February 2007

Average Circulation is Falling

Average Viewership is Falling

Average Ratings Are Falling

Local wins over national/international

Bureaus are closing down

 

People read news online

Young people go digital

“ Monopolies” disappear

Growing misinformation

Too little attention; too many mistakes

 

Outline Problems with Old Media Will “new media” save or destroy “old media”? Is it old vs new or old AND new? Are we in this together? Tomorrow’s media: what is it like?

Problems with Old Media

Will “new media” save or destroy “old media”?

Is it old vs new or old AND new?

Are we in this together?

Tomorrow’s media: what is it like?

… but, first, how “new” is it?

For example, that’s “new media” in the 70s...

Fanzines & Zines: great examples User-Generated Content (UGC)‏

Self-published Samizdat Counterculture Low Budget Self-expression/not $$$ DIY Community Easy to produce Low barriers

 

 

 

 

 

DIY: from counterculture to mainstream

 

The crucial difference is that readers/producers of pamphlets were POORLY or NEVER connected

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% of Population Going Online Source: State of the News Media 2007

Internet is getting more widespread

...and better

… and different

As a result, thousands of new social Web services appear

 

FLICKR

YouTube

 

WordPress

 

 

 

 

Sign-ups for Second Life

Technorati

 

 

 

 

More is still to come…

Outline Problems with Old Media Will “new media” save or destroy “old media”? Is it old vs new or old AND new? Are we in this together? Tomorrow’s media: what is it like?

Problems with Old Media

Will “new media” save or destroy “old media”?

Is it old vs new or old AND new?

Are we in this together?

Tomorrow’s media: what is it like?

about 435 senior news executives from around the world answered the Newsroom Barometer (there are 10,000 daily newspapers worldwide). These included editors-in-chief (45%), managing editors (17%) and other types of news executives across the board.

435 senior news executives from around the world answered the Newsroom Barometer (there are 10,000 daily newspapers worldwide). These included editors-in-chief (45%), managing editors (17%) and other types of news executives across the board.

What best describes your view of online / new media journalism and its role in your community?

Because of the possibility to interact with readers online, it has been said that: "News is no longer a lecture, it is a conversation" (Dan Gillmor). How do you view the effects of this phenomenon on quality journalism? 2007 Newsroom Barometer, World Editors Forum and Reuters

Do you think that the majority of news (print and online) will be free in the future?  2007 Newsroom Barometer, World Editors Forum and Reuters

Overall, how optimistic are you about your newspaper's future? 2007 Newsroom Barometer, World Editors Forum and Reuters

Looking 10 years into the future, what will be the most common way of reading the news in your community?  2007 Newsroom Barometer, World Editors Forum and Reuters

Over the next 10 years, do you think that the quality of journalism is going to: 2007 Newsroom Barometer, World Editors Forum and Reuters

If you had to invest in editorial quality, what would you do first in the newsroom?

If you had to invest in editorial quality, what would you do second in the newsroom?

 

Outline Problems with Old Media Will “new media” save or destroy “old media”? Is it old vs new or old AND new? Are we in this together? Tomorrow’s media: what is it like?

Problems with Old Media

Will “new media” save or destroy “old media”?

Is it old vs new or old AND new?

Are we in this together?

Tomorrow’s media: what is it like?

Thanks to new media, the conversations in old media are getting richer

 

 

 

 

 

But it’s not just enhancing old conversations; it’s creating new breaking and other interesting stories too

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whole programs made entirely of amateur user-generated content ALREADY appear on professional TV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outline Problems with Old Media Will “new media” save or destroy “old media”? Is it old vs new or old AND new? Are we in this together? Tomorrow’s media: what is it like?

Problems with Old Media

Will “new media” save or destroy “old media”?

Is it old vs new or old AND new?

Are we in this together?

Tomorrow’s media: what is it like?

Tomorrow’s media: what is it like?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New skill-set is needed

Most important skills for online journalists

 

 

...new ways to present news/data

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUESTIONS?

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