The Future of Journalism in 560 Words (Four Tweets)
Posted by chanders on January 4, 2009
- Successful journalism is social; the powerful institutions they watch are bureaucracies. What to do?
- Social movements are social, like media, and they watch powerful institutions the same way journalism should and used to.
- Therefore, a successful– and moral– future journalism will be place-based aggregations of the struggles of relevant social movements.
- And objectivity will not be an attitude of disinterest, but an “objectfulness”– a gathering together of objects (once called “reporting.”)