New Information Technologies and KIMEP Journalism

  1. What Are New Information Technologies?
    • Digitized (smaller, faster)
    • Networked (multiple links)
    • Two-Way (senders are receivers)

    Conversational media are tools and channels which allow people to participate in a public or group conversation… (They are) different from private conversation because the tools and channels of conversational media inherently allow more than two people to participate in the conversation. Also, it’s different from a simple group conversation or meeting because the participants need not be in the same physical space.”

  2. What Effects are New Information Technologies Having on Journalism?
    • Lower Barriers of Entry
    • New Producers
    • More Information Sources
    • Competition for Revenue, Prestige, Influence
    • Redefining Relationship Between Journalists and Audiences
    • New Technologies, New Journalism?
  3. Participatory Journalism: “The act of a citizen, or group of citizens, playing an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analyzing and disseminating news and information. The intent of this participation is to provide independent, reliable, accurate, wide-ranging and relevant information that a democracy requires.”

  4. Participatory Journalism: The Audience as Producer?
  5. New Information Technologies and KIMEP Journalism Education
    • Introducing Technologies that are Changing Journalism World-Wide
    • Introducing Ways to Think About Technologies as Tools for Communication
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