MySpace and Orkut

It seems like new media are showing social behaviours that we are used to keep hidden from our society eyes.

Discussion: MySpace and Deleting Online Predators Act. Interview with Henry Jenkins (co-director of the Comparative Media Studies Program at MIT) and danah boyd (PhD student at the School of Information, University of California-Berkeley) was conducted via email by Sarah Wright of the MIT News Office)

Is DOPA legislation a way to kill the messenger?
What should we do about the message?

At the same time:

Google's Brazil unit says will suspend Orkut pages. Reuters.co.uk /Google retirará en Brasil las comunidades Orkut en las que se cometan delitos. Elmundo.es

I have to think more about this... Orkut removal is not the same as DOPA, is it?

Talking about doing something I have just found this:

Microsoft lidera iniciativa para educar internautas da América Latina para uma navegação segura. Education is a good answer beyond the fact that when you click www.navegueprotegido.org the first recommendation you get is "update your PC" to be safe.



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It seems like new media are showing social behaviours that we are used to keep hidden from our society eyes.

Discussion: MySpace and Deleting Online Predators Act. Interview with Henry Jenkins (co-director of the Comparative Media Studies Program at MIT) and danah boyd (PhD student at the School of Information, University of California-Berkeley) was conducted via email by Sarah Wright of the MIT News Office)

Is DOPA legislation a way to kill the messenger?
What should we do about the message?

At the same time:

Google's Brazil unit says will suspend Orkut pages. Reuters.co.uk /Google retirará en Brasil las comunidades Orkut en las que se cometan delitos. Elmundo.es

I have to think more about this... Orkut removal is not the same as DOPA, is it?

Talking about doing something I have just found this:

Microsoft lidera iniciativa para educar internautas da América Latina para uma navegação segura. Education is a good answer beyond the fact that when you click www.navegueprotegido.org the first recommendation you get is "update your PC" to be safe.



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Something in Between

It is said that citizen journalism is changing media landscape while including voices of people who used to be silent. Moreover, it is said that news concept itself is changing and that news can be considered as “a form of collective thinking” as Hong Eun-taek OhMyNews’ editor in Chief says. But, to which extent is this true?

When we ask who owns the platforms that allow people making and publishing news, IT Corporation brands appear in the answer. In fact, they not only give the platform for citizen journalism development but they had also bought traditional media. So IT Corporations are placed in the media role or at least in between traditional media and their former captive audiences.

More and more questions need to be answered in trying to understand this changing environment

  1. Which kind of news are IT Corporation developing? Consumer oriented news: aggregators; TV channel content based on Google searches
  2. Which kind of citizen journalism are they supporting?
  3. Which kind of citizen journalism are they censoring?

Considering:

  • Citizen Journalism (former Audience?)
  • IT Corporations
  • Traditional Media

Let's try to answer for each of them:

  1. Who make the news?
  2. Who owns the media?
  3. Which content are they supporting?
  4. Which content are they censoring?
  5. Which content is excluded?
  6. Which is the business model?
  7. Where is the audience?
  8. Who is the audience?


See Media Landscape at Serendipity Wiki and join :-)

It is said that citizen journalism is changing media landscape while including voices of people who used to be silent. Moreover, it is said that news concept itself is changing and that news can be considered as “a form of collective thinking” as Hong Eun-taek OhMyNews’ editor in Chief says. But, to which extent is this true?

When we ask who owns the platforms that allow people making and publishing news, IT Corporation brands appear in the answer. In fact, they not only give the platform for citizen journalism development but they had also bought traditional media. So IT Corporations are placed in the media role or at least in between traditional media and their former captive audiences.

More and more questions need to be answered in trying to understand this changing environment

  1. Which kind of news are IT Corporation developing? Consumer oriented news: aggregators; TV channel content based on Google searches
  2. Which kind of citizen journalism are they supporting?
  3. Which kind of citizen journalism are they censoring?

Considering:

  • Citizen Journalism (former Audience?)
  • IT Corporations
  • Traditional Media

Let's try to answer for each of them:

  1. Who make the news?
  2. Who owns the media?
  3. Which content are they supporting?
  4. Which content are they censoring?
  5. Which content is excluded?
  6. Which is the business model?
  7. Where is the audience?
  8. Who is the audience?


See Media Landscape at Serendipity Wiki and join :-)

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