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Is journalism dead in the 21st Century?

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The Traveling Geeks gathered together for a great turnout (despite the torrential downpours) at the Guardian’s Media Talk (live) podcast. Our agenda was to discuss journalism and it’s rapid change in the 21st Century. Listen here.

While more and more newspapers lose their audience and their advertisers, print is quite quickly, becoming obsolete. In the video below you will see Sarah Lacy, JD Lasica and Robert Scoble discuss and confirm this theory.

In the second video, I asked Howard Rheingold to further extend the conversation into a video discussion about the journalism course at Stanford and the method of dragging people into the 21st century:

  • Dekel J

    RIP Newspapers, Hello digital media!

  • http://justinkownacki.blogspot.com/ Justin Kownacki

    I get very frustrated when people confuse a medium with its distribution. “Print”-as-distribution may be dying, but that doesn’t invalidate journalism or other forms of communication that utilize “print” *as* their means of distribution.

    When every film projector in the world goes digital, will we all say “movies are dead”?

  • http://travelinggeeks.com/united-kingdom/time-for-new-approaches-to-news/ Time for new approaches to news

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  • http://www.psynixis.com/blog Simon Brocklehurst

    Isn’t this a somewhat a US-centric view of the newspaper business? Surely, the UK newspaper business isn’t in nearly as much trouble? That’s because the markets for newspapers in the UK and the US are very different; and that has had a knock-on effect on the way that print journalism works in the respective countries. And of course, there are other countries where the newspaper business is in really great shape. Would have thought the Guardian might have understood that… Very strange…

  • http://www.socialmedia.biz/2009/07/09/time-for-innovative-news-models/ Time for innovative news models

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