What is journalism in the era of the semantic web? This is a question media scholars will be asking with increased urgency as we, as a society of netizens, migrate to the new era of the web. And the answer no longer lies in theorising and sociological analysis alone.
The collaborative nature of media, with further convergence and mash-up of technologies and practices looming, requires media researchers to leave the cosy confines of the ivory tower and get their hands dirty in experiential analysis, practical fieldwork and why not even Research and Development lab activities? Read the rest of this entry »