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If you can’t beat them…

Posted by izzyabraham
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A 4th-year Journalism & Media Studies student, specializing in New Media. I'm fr
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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.

Blogging vs Journalism: Battle of the ages

Posted by Ruan
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on Sunday, 08 July 2012
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Rise of the Robo-Reporter

Posted by izzyabraham
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on Monday, 30 April 2012
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More than a year ago, The Economist published a story on 3D printing.  This is a manufacturing technology which transforms the blueprint on your screen into a solid thing on your desk.

It sounded amazing regardless of the fact that it could take away the employment of factory workers.

But skip ahead into the present day and it’s not so wonderful when there’s the prospect of losing your own job to a computer. Instead of the looming death of print, there’s a new monster on journalism’s horizon:
the algorithm.