Pro-active media consumption

A couple of experiments which look at the future of the media have worked their way through my own personal news filtration system, one looks at how journalists source news and the other is an individual PR chap who is avoiding newspapers. Both are interesting and flawed in their own ways. For five days, five Read More …

Wonderful world of Wikipedians

We’ve not talked about Wikipedia for a while but a couple of interesting articles caught my eye over the past few days which give a fascinating insight into the sort of person that dedicates their evenings to sharing and perfecting human knowledge. The first came via Nicholas Carr, who flagged a piece from the New Read More …

To What Extent is Social Media a Force for Change?

Discussion about the future of newspapers is a bit rife in my particular corner of the bloggersphere at the moment. Gary Andrews kicked it off talking about the death of local newspapers, which was picked up by Roy Greenslade and then Chris at Clicking&Screaming. All of which is making me feel a little precognisant today Read More …