An author debates how technology is changing journalism's role in activism, Instagram overtakes Twitter in audience engagement and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance.
What's the difference between journalism and activism?
As technology changes how news is gathered and delivered, should journalism continue to be sharply distinguished from activism and other kinds of free speech? (Nieman Reports, 12/11)
2014: The year of personalized journalism ethics
This was the year that “personalizing” journalism ethics went mainstream. Major journalism associations, from the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) to the Online News Association (ONA) grappled with the problem of writing ethical guidelines for an increasingly personalized, opinionated and politically biased media sphere. (PBS MediaShift, 12/16)
Now Instagram is dominating Twitter in another hugely important way
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