The “Disruption” of Journalism – What It Really Means
Before reading this post, watch these two videos:
The first is an interview with NYT’s David Carr and Bloomberg Media’a Any Lack, conducted by Tom Fielder from Boston University. The second is a TED talk presented by Tim Rosenstiel.
Each of these provide interesting perspectives on the future of journalism in the age of new media.
New York Times’ David Carr, and Bloomberg Media’s Andy Lack have a lot to say about the direction of journalism.
However they don’t seem to think there is any real concern. What is needed is simply for journalism to follow the direction new media is taking and adapt. ‘Convergence’ says Carr, is such that in 20 years time we will not be able to tell the difference between old forms of journalism and new media forms of journalism. The wider pool of resources available to journalists through news media necessarily means that…
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