Technological change, citizen journalism and public policy: a possible combination?

April 3, 2012 in debates

      At the end of March, academics, consultants, journalists, and architects of public policy gathered in London to attend the fourth annual POLIS Journalism Conference: Reporting the World. Panel discussions tackled issues such as: How journalism should respond to the rise of the demonstrators around the world who are becoming more experienced with different media platforms? How social media is transforming the world news is covered? How can data journalism further and reveal information the authorities keep secret? Has the European media, in light of the Euro crisis and the collapse of the European dream, been unsuccessful in covering the failure of the democratic system? During the panel on media coverage of revolutions – led by Richard Sambrook [...]