Controversies covering Journalism providing Breaking News

Jun 11 09:37 2013 Rinki Rawat Print This Article

According to the latest news,Guest Posting each time there has been a period of significant, social, economic and technological change, a revolution in current news occurred. This happened in the 1830s-40s with the advent of the telegraph. The 1880s with a drop in paper prices and a wave of immigration, 1920s with radio and giving rise to gossip and celebrity culture and the 1950s at the onset of the Cold War and television. The advent of cable, followed by the internet and mobile technologies, has brought the latest upheaval in breaking news. And this time, the change in news may be even more dramatic. For the first time in history, the news increasingly is produced by companies outside journalism, and this new economic organization is important. We are facing the likelihood that independent news will be replaced by self-interested commercialism posing as news.

Clearly, journalism is in the course of redefining itself, adjusting to the disorderly forces surrounding it. So it’s no surprise that discussions about forms of participatory journalism, such as weblogs are frequently consumed by defensive debates about what is journalism and who can legitimately call themselves a journalist. While debating what makes for good journalism is valuable, and is clearly needed. It prevents the discussion from advancing to any analysis about the greater good that can be gained from audience participation in current news. Furthermore, the debate often intensifies the differences primarily in processes, overlooking obvious similarities. If we take a closer look at the basic tasks and values of traditional journalism, the differences become less striking.

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In requisites of journalism’s key values, there is much debate on journalism providing latest news. After extensive interviews with hundreds of journalists, terms such as fairness, balance and objectivity are too indistinct to rise to essential elements of this line of work. Overall, the primary purpose of journalism is to provide citizens with the information they need to be free and self-governing. The most obvious difference between participatory journalism and traditional journalism is the different structure and organization that produce them. Traditional media are created by hierarchical organizations that are built for commerce. Their business models are broadcast and advertising focused. They value rigorous editorial workflow, profitability and integrity. Participatory journalism is created by networked communities that value conversation, collaboration and egalitarianism over profitability. The scope of blog journalism has expanded to other areas of interest. Alternative internet sources are gaining a reputation for breaking news stories more quickly than traditional media sources

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