Barons To Bloggers

Confronting Media Power

Jonathan Mills
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Barons To Bloggers

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28 July 2005

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9780522852073

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Miegunyah Press

Barons To Bloggers

Confronting Media Power

Jonathan Mills
Whatever one thinks of Rupert Murdoch or his ethics, when a mogul of his stature stands on a public platform and predicts the end of God-like media figures telling people what's important, you begin to realise that there's something seismic going on in the world of communications. Seismic, but unpredictable. -Eric Beecher, Publisher, crikey.comMedia power is undergoing a massive transformation. Is the Internet undermining the authority of traditional news institutions? And will it fulfil our expectations of greater democracy?In a provocative and incisive debate, Barons to Bloggers brings together prominent international and Australian media commentators to examine what is shaping up to become the radical upheaval of the old hierarchies of news and opinion.Contributors: Lance Knobel, former Program Director, World Economic ForumJay Rosen, Associate Professor of Journalism, New York UniversityDonald McDonald, Chairman, Australian Broadcasting CorporationEric Beecher, Publisher, crikey.comGuy Rundle, writer and Executive Producer, ABC TVMargo Kingston, political commentator and Editor…
Whatever one thinks of Rupert Murdoch or his ethics, when a mogul of his stature stands on a public platform and predicts the end of God-like media figures telling people what's important, you begin to realise that there's something seismic going on in the world of communications. Seismic, but unpredictable. -Eric Beecher, Publisher, crikey.comMedia power is undergoing a massive transformation. Is the Internet undermining the authority of traditional news institutions? And will it fulfil our expectations of greater democracy?In a provocative and incisive debate, Barons to Bloggers brings together prominent international and Australian media commentators to examine what is shaping up to become the radical upheaval of the old hierarchies of news and opinion.Contributors: Lance Knobel, former Program Director, World Economic ForumJay Rosen, Associate Professor of Journalism, New York UniversityDonald McDonald, Chairman, Australian Broadcasting CorporationEric Beecher, Publisher, crikey.comGuy Rundle, writer and Executive Producer, ABC TVMargo Kingston, political commentator and Editor, SMH's WebdiaryAndrew Clark, Australian Financial Review journalist, former Editor, Sun-Herald

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