Erstellt am: 21. 7. 2012 - 13:55 Uhr
Today's Webtip: The News Cycle
The Poynter Institute is one of those place you can still find people who believe journalism and ideals can coexist. Their site and their business is dedicated to furthering the development of responsible journalism.
So it's not too surprising that their current posts are focused on the development of the Aurora shooting story. While the rest of the media falls back on its well rehearsed cycle of catastrophe saturation, Poynter has been been examining the process and posting guides for people covering the story.
The main story is basically a link dump and Storify collection of tweets. There is some valuable information in the links, but the raw tweets might be a bit much.
The second article deals with how a reporter using twitter to share his story development process may have helped a bit of misinformation escape into the news coverage:
And finally, away from Poynter, for those of you who aren't aware of the frequently frightening news cycle people in the U.S. are subject to, there is an interesting blog post by and educator who breaks it down, and then provides some suggestions to improve media literacy.