It might have all started with sending off selfies and nudes. And sure, people still do. But by now CNN, Vice and Mashable are on board, and Snapchat is not just lightweight entertainment anymore. Even though BuzzFeed, Cosmopolitan and MTV keep the celebrities close at hand.… Fancy it?
by Annabella Stieren
Media is in a crisis. Masses of foreign correspondents lose their jobs. Freelancers and interns copy and paste wire-news, creating content fast and furious while quality journalism is dying. Soon we will only read about “The ten cutest white kittens ever!!!” – sponsored by Whiskas.… Fancy it?
On this blog we will present profiles of new news operationsn worldwide, analyse their business and content strategy and assess their contribution to the total news ecosystem.
Contributions are made by students of the Erasmus Mundus programme of the University of Amsterdam.… Fancy it?