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If you can’t beat them…

Posted by izzyabraham
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on Tuesday, 21 August 2012
in Digital Blogs

“Technology is the key to the future of media. Technology can and has profoundly changed the way content is distributed, and will continue to do so. The future of media is wrapped up in technology, and this is an indicator of why technology companies are eating media companies’ lunches, if not actually consuming them in their entirety.”
-Eric Picard-


Yes, we’re deep in the digital pool of media. With the demise of many daily newspapers and the limitations of broadcasting, new media looks like it’s winning the race.

Internet Radio and its personal advantage

Posted by Simone Redelinghuys
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on Monday, 28 May 2012
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Media missteps make mayhem

Posted by izzyabraham
izzyabraham
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on Sunday, 20 May 2012
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Truth, objectivity, public interest, fair comment, accuracy. Some of the most basic and essential media ethics that have been breached time and time again.

The media undergoes numerous stresses such as financial pressures, looming deadlines, lack of public confidence, and external censorship. It’s inevitable that organisation defects will rear their ugly heads now and then.

Print publications, radio stations, television programmes and websites are not stand-alone entities; people are the driving force behind them. And as some are fond of repeating, “Mistakes are part of being human” – this is what distinguishes us from robots.