Many people in the United States and Europe have praised the role that Twitter, Facebook and text messaging played in the uprisings in the Middle East, but last week we heard a very different message from some police and politicians in the United...
Apart from the news reporting by professionals, there’s been an avalanche of citizen journalism – user generated content sourced from amateurs who have been recording what they see around them, in their workplaces and neighbourhoods, on their mobile phones and cameras.
Amateurs are now working alongside the professionals and are often in places where the professionals can’t be. This is why media organisations increasingly need to keep a close eye on the social web to supplement and enhance their own reporting resources.
What this means is that journalists working in news rooms now have a new and evolving role. They need to be curators of the best content on the social web. The rise of news curation is one of the aspects of how the web is changing journalism, as explained in a recent book by Steven Rosenbaum called Curation Nation: How To Win In A World Where Consumers Are Creators.....
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When England instituted the Riot Act of 1714, it did so to prevent "tumults and riotous assemblies, and for the more speedy and effectual punishing the rioters." That statute came off the books in 1973, but now British Prime Minister David Cameron is targeting the "riotous assemblies" of the online and social media worlds in the wake of deadly and destructive waves of rioters and looters.
Facebook and BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) are set to meet with Home Secretary Theresa May and other UK officials investigates what roles the platforms played in organizing recent riots in London.
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