Democratizing Journalism through Mobile Media: The Mojo by Ivo Burum

By Ivo Burum

Fuelled by way of a mistrust of massive media and the advance of cellular applied sciences, the ensuing convergence of journalism praxis (professional to alternative), workflows (analogue to multipoint electronic) and structures (PC to mobile), bring about a 24-hour always-on content material cycle. the knowledge revolution is a paradigm shift within the means we strengthen and devour details, particularly the kind we name information. whereas many see this cultural shift as ruinous, Burum sees it as a chance to make use of the converging details move to create a galvanizing and common electronic language across spheres of verbal exchange: neighborhood, schooling and mainstream media. Embracing the digital literacies researched during this booklet will create a data bridge with which to traverse journalism’s advertisement precarity, the marginalization of a few groups, and the journalism college curricula.

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