Comments on: Linking news and action http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2013/06/12/linking-news-and-action/ Ethan Zuckerman’s online home, since 2003 Sat, 30 Sep 2017 15:09:57 +0000 hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8.3 By: Solutions Journalism – some links | Not Getting Things Done http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2013/06/12/linking-news-and-action/comment-page-1/#comment-2808031 Fri, 12 Jul 2013 15:47:31 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4664#comment-2808031 […] Ethan Zuckerman on ‘linking news with action’ […]

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By: Josh http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2013/06/12/linking-news-and-action/comment-page-1/#comment-2806564 Tue, 25 Jun 2013 03:05:42 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4664#comment-2806564 I appreciate the perspective you outline with regard to newsbreaking newsie news as unhealthful, with complete disengagement being at the same time unhelpful to society in general.

Since I was in close proximity to the manhunt you reference, following both new and old media was rather relevant to my wellbeing (my decision to skip sleeping altogether that night perhaps less good), so I appreciated the fast pace at which people shared what they knew. Of course, part of that came from the feeling of not being entirely alone, of having ways to communicate with people who could corroborate and start to clarify what I was hearing and seeing. In that sense, new media very much outperformed the old.

For myself, I tried to be very careful in what I took in, checking my assumptions before posting anything, or even formulating a complete picture in my head. Yet I still made mistakes now and then, based on bad info, in relating certain details to those close to me, and even in what I told a reporter calling for a local perspective.

It seems we need slow and fast elements in both the newshouses and locally sourced media: some combination of cool heads and better tools, on the corporate level and online.

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By: The Week on Sunday (weekly) http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2013/06/12/linking-news-and-action/comment-page-1/#comment-2803476 Sun, 16 Jun 2013 14:22:58 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4664#comment-2803476 […] Linking news and action | … My heart’s in Accra […]

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By: Stuff in the news 6/12/2013 – Communication | The Red Elm http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2013/06/12/linking-news-and-action/comment-page-1/#comment-2799762 Thu, 13 Jun 2013 03:16:01 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4664#comment-2799762 […] But I’m interested to see Ethan Zuckerman’s arguments to the contrary. – See more at: http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2013/06/12/linking-news-and-action/#sthash.0Lh2e1td.dpuf […]

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By: Linking news and action | LKS Blog Watch | Scoo... http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/2013/06/12/linking-news-and-action/comment-page-1/#comment-2799685 Wed, 12 Jun 2013 22:48:55 +0000 http://www.ethanzuckerman.com/blog/?p=4664#comment-2799685 […] Swiss author and entrepreneur Rolf Dobelli recently published a provocative essay titled “News is Bad for You” in The Guardian.  […]

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