Blur: How to Know What's True in the Age of Information Overload
Amid the hand-wringing over the death of "true journalism" in the Internet Age-the din of bloggers, the echo chamber of Twitter, the predominance of Wikipedia-veteran journalists and media critics Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel have written a pragmatic guide to navigating the twenty-first century media terrain.
Yes, old authorities are being dismantled, new ones created, and the very nature of knowledge has changed. But seeking the truth remains the purpose of journalism. How do we discern what is reliable? Blur provides a road map, or more specifically, reveals the craft that has been used in newsrooms by the very best journalists for getting at the truth.
In an age when the line between citizen and journalist is becoming increasingly unclear, Blur is a crucial guide for those who want to know what's true.
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LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - Tod_Christianson - LibraryThing
This is a well written book that reinforces the basics of good journalism. The difficulty that I have with the book is that the title seems to imply that the discussion would focus on critical ... Consulter l'avis complet
LibraryThing ReviewAvis d'utilisateur - EAG - LibraryThing
A handy primer of news media and the impact various forms of communication have had on what constitutes “news.” Kovach and Rosenstiel focus on four key models of journalism: verification (emphasizing ... Consulter l'avis complet
We Have Been Here Before
The Tradecraft of Verification
What Is Here and What Is Missing?
Where Did This Come From?
Evidence and the Journalism of Verification
Wheres the Evidence?
How to Find What Really Matters