Follow the economic news, and understand the stakes and repercussions thanks to this selection of French and foreign economic portals, news websites, and blogs. Innovations of Radio Aliceincluded the instantaneous reporting of news in the form of callers telephoning directly into the radio broadcasts from demonstrations and other political events and the lack of centralised control over what voices or ideas could be expressed, a philosophy of openness that would later be taken up by Independent Media Centres in the digital era.
By examining official news language longitudinally across a period from before the Iranian revolution to the second decade of the war on terror,” it finds patterns that shed light not only on the normal evolution of news language but on the particularly Orientalized features of news about the Middle Eastern other.” These findings are especially relevant in an era of shrinking newsroom resources in which centrally determined features of language are, increasingly, national decisions.
The often critical attitude of Twitter users towards the political establishment mirrors the approach of news and political bloggers to political actors, nearly a decade earlier, but the increasing adoption of Twitter as a communication tool by politicians, journalists, and everyday users alike makes a repetition of the polarisation experienced at that time appear unlikely.
Using an ethnographic case study of the Newschannel at TV2 Norway, this article reveals ways in which the assembly-line mentality required by 24/7 news production nevertheless encourages reporters to negotiate a certain autonomy over their work and the routines required to produce it. By reorganizing its staff’s use of time, space, and resources, TV2 was able to generate roughly eighteen hours of live news coverage a day during the article’s research period from 2007 to 2009.
News organizations would probably rather employ specialized professionals who write highly valued content for a paying audience or distribute current affairs news to a mass audience so advertisers can pick up the bill, than produce low-quality, poorly produced content from digital sweat shops or news gathered by machines crawling the World Wide Web.