Emergent Futures Tumblelog

This is the Tumblelog of Paul Higgins and Sandy Teagle - Futurists from Melbourne and Brisbane in Australia. Go to Emergent Futures to see more or follow on Twitter at FuturistPaul . If you right click on the pictures, titles or links in these posts you will be able to go to the original story on the web. If you click on comments for each post you can either read what others have said or add your own comment via Disqus. If you click on the date of a post it will take you to a single post view where you can copy the web link if you want to send it to someone else. If you click on the tags it will take you to other stories from Emergent Futures with the same tag.

tetw:

by Michael Lewis

The idea of a school of journalism first dawned on Pulitzer in 1892, while he was confined to a dark room, suffering from asthma, insomnia, exhaustion, diabetes, manic-depression and failing eyesight. It took Pulitzer more than a decade to persuade Columbia to accept his money. Even then, the critics’ main question was never really answered: What would they teach at the Columbia Journalism School? A few weeks ago I went to find out.

Posted at 9:17am and tagged with: education, journalism,.

Paul Higgins: Finally the world starts to catch up!

markcoatney:

Tumblr, now sharable from the New York Times.

Posted at 7:27am and tagged with: Journalism, Tumblr, ny times,.

Paul Higgins: Finally the world starts to catch up!

markcoatney:

Tumblr, now sharable from the New York Times.

markcoatney:

I gotta tell you, I’m a little intimidated by The Atlantic’s share tools. 

Posted at 4:10am and tagged with: Journalism, UI, Freedom of choice,.

markcoatney:

I gotta tell you, I’m a little intimidated by The Atlantic’s share tools. 

stoweboyd:

Three impoverished ideas:

1. Politics as an inside game.

2. The cult of savviness.

3. The production of innocence.

Just go read it. Jay Rosen shows why political reporting is broken.

Posted at 8:20am and tagged with: political reporting, politics, jay rosen, journalism,.

Paul Higgins: A clever use of technology/augmented reality to present a message

Posted at 4:41am and tagged with: journalism, media, politics, tech, technology,.

Filtering the Social Web to Present News Items



A Web start-up named Storify, aims to help journalists and others collect and filter all this information.

Paul Higgins: This was used to produce a summary of a Twitter chat on the future of relationships. We posted a blog on this last week on the 23rd April which you can see HERE. This seems very useful for this sort of approach. Not sure how well it will work for journalism generally

Full Story: New York Times

Posted at 7:26pm and tagged with: social media, media, journalism, applications,.

Filtering the Social Web to Present News Items

A Web start-up named Storify, aims to help journalists and others collect and filter all this information.
Paul Higgins: This was used to produce a summary of a Twitter chat on the future of relationships. We posted a blog on this last week on the 23rd April which you can see HERE. This seems very useful for this sort of approach. Not sure how well it will work for journalism generally
Full Story: New York Times

Keep your government open and honest — share public documents with The Times

Paul Higgins: An interesting piece on journalism and partnerships with the community. In a time when resources to support journalism are falling a partnership between the community and journalists is even more important for democracy and good governance. Partnership of course means a two way street which is what is happening here.

via @umairh

Full Story: LA Times

Posted at 10:26am and tagged with: journalism, governance, democracy, collaboration,.

Keep your government open and honest — share public documents with The Times

Paul Higgins: An interesting piece on journalism and partnerships with the community. In a time when resources to support journalism are falling a partnership between the community and journalists is even more important for democracy and good governance. Partnership of course means a two way street which is what is happening here.

via @umairh

Full Story: LA Times

This video allows you to pan around and look at stuff as it goes along.

Via Stumbleupon

Posted at 1:40pm and tagged with: video, journalism,.

GrowthSpur

This is a new start up that is looking to help support local news systems its pitch is:

You Cover Your Community—We Help You Make a Business Out of It
GrowthSpur offers tools, training, networks and other resources to hyperlocal and local media Web sites to help them make money and thrive. You should be able to make a living running a local site—we can show you how.

Just one of the interesting things occurring in the news and journalism space

Posted at 9:10pm and tagged with: Newspapers, Journalism,.

GrowthSpur
This is a new start up that is looking to help support local news systems its pitch is:
You Cover Your Community—We Help You Make a Business Out of ItGrowthSpur offers tools, training, networks and other resources to hyperlocal and local media Web sites to help them make money and thrive. You should be able to make a living running a local site—we can show you how.
Just one of the interesting things occurring in the news and journalism space