Below are some of the ideas, topics, videos and websites that we have discussed in Introduction to Mass Communication since the class began in January.
Continuous change: Eric Newton of the Knight Foundation: “We’ve entered an era of continuous change. Did you change last year? You’re a year behind. Did you go digital in 2002? you’re a decade behind.”
Newton mobile phones, tablets: “For the first time in human history, billions of people are walking around with digital media devices linked into a common network. The digital age is changing almost everything — who a journalist is, what a story is, which media work to provide news when and where people want it, and how we engage with communities.” Continue reading