Paradigms: Fourth Estate

Fan Fiction

The process of writing or rewriting existing characters holds promise for news sites looking to engage their audience in the events of the day.

The DeCoupling of Journalism

There is something terrifying but natural about the roles of a traditional journalist being seperated.

Information Cascade

The difference between data, content, news, and journalism.

Full-text Footnotes

It is becoming increasingly important for media sites to bring together information that is associated, but not necessarily a part of the original story.

"We React too Much..."

"We react too much and we anticipate too little. We struggle to be the first with the obvious."

Drawing The Line

Most hot button topics are far from black and white (abortion, death penalty, war, etc), this "game" would encourage readers to draw their own line in the sand.

Fourth Estate

Eugene Meyer described a newspaper as a public trust, intended to serve the public in a democracy.

Primary Media/Journalism Paradigms

Everyone approaches the media, and journalism in general, with a pre-conception of what it is and what it should do.