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Jun 15 2011

Periodismo, redes y la nueva política interconectada

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For Spanish readers here is the beginning of an article I wrote on the new networked political journalism for Estudios de Politica Exterior. You can download the article here as a pdf Internet y la telefonía móvil han dotado a … Continue reading

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Jun 13 2011

An angry or informed society? (guest blog) #polis11

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This blog by Mariam Cook reflects on the debate about an Informed Society at our Media and Power Journalism Conference. Embracing the angry society needs people. Lots of us. If our political establishments are locked into restrictive, exclusive modes of … Continue reading

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Feb 9 2011

“Forward” Thinking: Will Straw and the future of online political journalism (Guest blog)

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AOL’s $315 million acquisition of The Huffington Post this week has infused new life into debates about the viability of such news and blogging websites as profit-producing investments. Could a HuffPost work in the UK? POLIS intern Beth Lowell reports on … Continue reading

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Dec 10 2010

What's New About Wikileaks?

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This is a slide show for a talk I am giving on Wikileaks. It is a simple attempt to start exploring what is new about Wikileaks in terms of politics and journalism. You can access it by clicking on the … Continue reading

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Nov 29 2010

Wikileaks: now that's what I call an informed society…

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The timing could not have been better. I am in Dubai to lead a global council discussion on Informed Societies with some top people from journalism, public relations, social media and universities. The Wikileaks revelations of how international diplomacy really … Continue reading

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Nov 20 2010

Media and social solidarity: Vienna Part I

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I flew to Vienna just as the UK Govt was publishing its spending data for the first time. And as I waited in fog-bound Heathrow I started reading  Alan Rusbridger’s landmark essay on how the business model change in journalism … Continue reading

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Nov 9 2010

A paywall that might work?

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Everyone has been studying the Times paywall and scrutinising the figures to see if it’s working. Even Clay Shirky has parsed the stats and philosophised over the meaning of disrupting the business model. But what about the Screws? Ahem. What … Continue reading

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Oct 19 2010

Riding the digital wave in Barcelona

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What next for the creative industries? How can they ride the digital wave? The annual conference of the International Institute of Communications in Barcelona is asking the big media questions. Here are my notes for my attempt to look at … Continue reading

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Oct 13 2010

The New Fourth Estate: a response to Alan Rusbridger

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Is this a media Magna Carta moment? In a stimulating ‘Beta stage’ essay Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger has suggested that British Journalism – the Fourth Estate – is now made up of three divisions. But what is really interesting is … Continue reading

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Mar 29 2010

The Times Pay-Wall: A Golden Ghetto or Desert Island Risk?

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From the Garden of Eden to Jonestown, humans have dreamed of ideal walled communities. If only we can shelter from the winds of reality, so goes the myth-makers, we can create a space to live our lives the way that … Continue reading

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