Inside the echo chamber

The unforeseen nature of Donald Trump’s victory yesterday, and before that of the Brexit Leave Campaign, say something quite profound about the way in which US and UK populations now consume their information and form their views. As the Independent said today, it was the social media “echo chamber” which allowed the pro-Clinton US electorate […]

Beatblogging – the future of journalism?

BuzzMachine has an interesting post about beatblogging. It’s well worth a read. Could this be the future of journalism? I think beatblogging can get journalism back to its essential mission, discarding the distractions brought on by the means of production and distribution to which the journalists once had exclusive access. The role of the journalist […]