Tag Archives: New Media

Why the Old Media’s View of “New News” Is Old News

by Matthew L. Schafer On Wednesday, Len Downie, Weil Family Professor of Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and former executive editor of the Washington Post, spoke about what he and others have called the “new news” of … Continue reading

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The Role of Traditional and New Media in Covering the Afghan War Logs

by Matthew L. Schafer On Sunday The New York Times, The Guardian, and Der Spiegel published reports detailing over 90,000 secret military documents.  The documents outline on the ground events in Afghanistan from January 2004 to December of 2009.  The … Continue reading

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Before You Buy Our Product, Can You Help Us Sell It To You?

by Matthew L. Schafer In 2006, Jeff Howe told the indelible website Wired that there was something in the air.  What was it?  Crowdsourcing or the outsourcing of labor, creative processes, sweat equity, etc. to the audience.  While some were … Continue reading

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