The Pandoras box of Journalism has been opened

Here comes a short but important note.

In New York the three bloggers Rafael Martínez Alequin, Ralph E. Smith and David Wallis who had sued New York City after the Police Department denied them press credentials because they work for online or nontraditional news outlets were issued press credentials on Friday after the police relented.

What does this mean to the future of journalism? Heck if I knew but one things for sure – journalism will never be the same again.

New York Times got the full story.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Tags from the story
, ,

6 Comments

  • Not everyone with a blog and a digital camera can be a journalist. Journalism isn’t a science, but there things that a man must learn in order to become journalist like ethics and communications laws.
    Still, the gilds in every country should reform their criteria to feet the 21st century journalism.

  • Not everyone with a blog and a digital camera can be a journalist. Journalism isn’t a science, but there things that a man must learn in order to become journalist like ethics and communications laws.
    Still, the gilds in every country should reform their criteria to feet the 21st century journalism.

  • Absolutely not. But the sheer fact that non journalist educated bloggers get access to arenas that was unthinkable before changes the scene in a way that will have an enormous impact. (I think )

  • Absolutely not. But the sheer fact that non journalist educated bloggers get access to arenas that was unthinkable before changes the scene in a way that will have an enormous impact. (I think )

  • The fact that bloggers get access means that they get recognition but it doesn’t mean that their media product is up to the standards of traditional/ old school journalists. They still need formal education that will prevent them from making mistakes will end up in lawsuits.

  • The fact that bloggers get access means that they get recognition but it doesn’t mean that their media product is up to the standards of traditional/ old school journalists. They still need formal education that will prevent them from making mistakes will end up in lawsuits.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *