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2017: media will get messier, journalism must show courage

Beckett, Charlie (2016) 2017: media will get messier, journalism must show courage. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (19 Dec 2016). Website.

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One of the most common fallacies of media trend prediction is the idea of a ‘tipping point’. 2016 is no different. It might feel like the 12 months when media and democracy crash-landed. It will be labelled as the year that confirmed Facebook’s (not entirely welcome) dominance. Perhaps also the year when Twitter went bad and newspaper advertising fell off a cliff. Shiny virtual reality, theatrical 360 video, trendy augmented reality (Pokemon Go!), and mysterious AI all surfaced in articles this year as the Next Big Thing.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Date Deposited: 11 May 2017 14:37
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:46

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