Every day now, there seems to be news about journalists being sacked. The financial crisis is one obvious reason, but the changing and unstable business models for media companies are other reasons for worries. Journalists are struggling with the same questions as musicians, filmmaker, writers, photographers, i.e. how to spread your work digitally, but at the same make money on your products?
- Shift is happening – useful advice for young journalists
- The future of online journalism, according to Rue89 and Demotix (which was picked up here, in Spanish and here at the Belgian investigative journalism site).
- Obama’s way around mainstream media
Journalism.co.uk has all the details from the DNA09.
One presentation that I didn’t got the chance to follow, was the Eyeborg project. Funny enough, Eirik Newth at Fremtidsbloggen (a blog about the future) , who wasn’t at the conference, as far as I know, wrote about it (in Norwegian) two days ago. To give you an idea – a Canadian filmmaker wants so place a camera in his artificial eye. Now, that is reality tv!