Paper on the News
Just something for general reading of particular interest to our fourth estate friends... another viewpointout there on the future of journalism. Worth a scan: The Decline of News, The Rise of Connection and the Battle for Your Mind.... by Tom Paper.
a) that really is his name. and
b) I just realized something that may be obvious to others already.. But are 'news' and 'journalism' synonyms.. I just mean, is the 'future of news' addressng the same issues as the 'future of journalism'. Just something for the reporter-philosophers out there among us.
Also.... Governing has a post on the media "taking on local bloggers" as in the development of hyperlocal media. If my thoughts are worthy anything, the hyperlocal news is the future of news as we know it. How it all works remains to be seen.