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As Gillmor writes, ‘When we have unlimited sources of information, and when so much of what comes at us is questionable, our lives get more challenging.

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Zac Matthews rated it it was amazing May 04, Gillmor does not advocate more laws, and instead argues for new societal ddan that abhor online cruelty. Dan Gillmor is the author of We the Media[9] which describes the Internet as an opportunity for independent journalists to challenge the consolidation of traditional media and contains Gillmor’s widely cited realization: Principles Chapter 3 Tools and T We’re in an age of information overload, and too much of what we watch, hear and read is mistaken, deceitful gil,mor even dangerous.

Dan’s previous book, We the Media, explained the rise of citizen media and why it matters. Dan Gillmor lives on the front line of digital information – there’s no-one better to help us understand the risks and opportunities or help us ask the right dah.

Jan 05, James Cridland rated it really liked it. Excellent for journalists, people who think they’re journalists, people who want to be journalists, and for all consumers of gilmlor. Retrieved from ” https: Retrieved 19 June Both the e-course and the book are full of excellent references, and it pays to take time to explore many of them.


He goes on to provide a series of principles of media consumption: He also offers an intriguing potential solution for acquiring user-produced breaking news videos and images: During the —87 academic year he was a Michigan Journalism Fellow at the University of Michigan in Ann Arborwhere he studied history, political theory and economics.

Evan rated it really liked it Nov 20, It feel good to have expert guidance and facts to reinforce the need for media skepticism, critical thinking, honor and transparency in regard to media consuming and creating. Sep 29, Mike rated it liked it. Return to Book Page. Jan 27, Tatiana Sheko rated it really liked it Shelves: I had to read this book for a class and didn’t entirely dislike it.

Gave me a better understanding of today’s media issues and the responsibility and opportunities I carry as a teacher. Gillmor also addresses the big legal issues of our time, including free speech, privacy, copyright, and corporate media consolidation.

Yet you and I can take control and make media serve us — all of us — by being active consumers and participants.

Open Preview See a Problem? In contrast, the weakest part of fan book was the chapter on media literacy, which Gillmor supports but offers very little specific advice for expanding. Gillmor discusses the need for all to be involved in what is going on with Copyright, social networking, net neutrality, and more.

It was definitely bearable and very informative.

Mediactive by Dan Gillmor

Published first published December 1st A Note to Readers. A variety of tools and techniques are emerging from the same collision of technology and media that has created the confusion. Refresh and try again. Michael Cullinane rated it really liked it Sep 04, Views Read Edit View history.

Gillmor left The Mercury News in January to work on a start-up venture in citizen journalism called Bayospherewhich aimed to “make it easier for the public to report and publish on the Internet.



Journalism is a field in turmoil as the old print-based business model draws to an end, good and bad citizen journalism confuse issues, all sorts of ethical problems -some hoary and some newish- crop up, key issues on net neutrality and freedom of expression flare up and the noise to news ratio soars through the ceiling. Bagus, kita bisa tau seluk beluk media.

His review of the current FCC Journalism report is great. Dan is also a columnist for Salon. Account Options Sign in. Mary rated it it was ok Jun 13, gillmog A trustworthy press is required for the survival of a democracy, and we really need this book right now.

Adam gilllmor it really liked it Aug 16, Feb 24, Barry Eisler rated it it was amazing. And that’s the problem in a hypermediated world where everyone and anyone can represent his own reality. It spurred me on – among other things – to create http: Dan Gillmor- Digital media – pages. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. They also get more interesting. Archived from the original on November 27, If you consume any type of news media, you ought to read it.

Register now for StoryMovementsa catalytic two-day convening that examines platforms and genres of civic media storytel. There’s some good material and several resources. Kindle Editionpages.

They are reasonably accurate, but they misfire sometimes. Grassroots Journalism by the People, for the People, Dan has been a founder, investor and advisor in new-media companies.