Today, profound changes in the newspaper and journalism industries together with technological convergence risk “seeing much weaker local news media that do less in terms of holding power to account and keeping people informed, less to encourage civic and political engagement, and less to foster community integration than they have in the past.”
Local media are the active watchdogs that democratic communities need to stay healthy.Bob CoxPosted: August 13, 2016 (0) Comments (0) Like
Observers of the Malaysian media environment will notice two distinctive features of the mainstream media (television, radio, print). First, that there is heavy political party involvement and investment in the media and, second, that there has not been a history or tradition of local or regional media, untouched by the state or national-level political parties.
The continued dominance of traditional journalism practice in the Swazi media landscape is under threat from two recent developments: new media and community media. The two are on the verge of introducing the bottom-up approach, interactivity and activism sought by many Swazis, especially marginalised, voiceless groups. Major hurdles prevent the realization of the opportunities they offer citizens, however, because of several challenges.StaffPosted: August 13, 2016 (0) Comments (0) Like
En 1988 una fábrica de autos intentó adelantarse a su mercado con un eslogan que no le funcionó en términos de ventas −la empresa cerró unos años después−, pero marcó la cultura popular estadounidense con todas las variantes imaginables. “This is not your father’s Oldsmobile” (este no es el Oldsmobile de tu papá), permanece como una frase pegajosa para describir una disrupción; es decir, una rotura o interrupción brusca.Carlos Eduardo Cortés S.Posted: August 13, 2016 (0) Comments (0) Like
In the United States, it’s no longer newsworthy to say that there is a crisis in the news industry. From coast to coast, countless newspapers closed, ceased print publication, or slashed their staffs in the past decade. NPR affiliates nationwide are struggling to reach millennials and are clinging desperately to pastiche reruns of Car Talk to keep donations flowing.By: Lee ShakerPosted: August 13, 2016 (0) Comments (0) Like
Nyon (Switzerland) 2016
An interreligious jury appointed by SIGNIS (World Association for Catholic Communication) and INTERFILM (International Inter-Church Film Organisation) has been present at the Festival