Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Veteran journalists Kovach and Rosenstiel (The Blur: How to Know What’s True in the Age of Information Overload – Kindle edition by Bill Kovach, Tom Rosenstiel. Download it once and read it on. Blur: How to Know What’s True in the Age of Information Overload. Front Cover. Bill Kovach, Tom Rosenstiel. Bloomsbury Publishing, Oct 5. An insightful but dry guide to the challenges of responsible journalism—and the citizenry it serves—amid the technological revolution of news.

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Books by Bill Kovach. Bill Kovach formerly worked for the Atlanta Journal The book discusses some of the changes in the news field subsequent to the development of the internet – that is the change from a reliance of newspapers and hard copy to getting your news from the internet.

Itulah yang akan menyelamatkan kita dari kebimbangan karena derasnya arus informasi kini. Ethics and Cyber Warfare. Furthermore, it doesn’t have quite the dire and cynical perspective about the manipulation, there is something that bpur be done about it.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. Reading the book helped me view local news broadcasts and newspapers in a new light.

They find historical precedents for 4 kovahc models – a “journalism of verification” which matches that “real journalism” category, a “journalism of assertion” which values immediacy over analysis, a “journalism of affirmation” which presents news in a way m The most common criticism of lateth and early 21st century journalism seems to be that it’s not “real journalism” anymore.


They teach the analytical skills necessary for understanding this new terrain of the journalism of verification, assertion, affirmation, and interest group lovach. They also recognize a “journalism of aggregation”, in which organizations kovacu individuals curate the “news feed” that is interesting to them.

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Blur: How to Know What’s True in the Age of Information Overload

It did make me feel better about subscribing to the New York Timesat least. How do we discern what is reliable? Both being authors of The Elements of Journalism, this book also has the failing of being as dry as a textbook.

Principles of American Journalism. As an English teacher, I bjll a lot of information I can use with my classes, especially in explaining research.

Overall rating No ratings yet 0. In an age when the line between citizen and journalist is becoming increasingly unclear, Blur is a crucial guide for those who want to know what’s true.

This review was first posted at Inside the mind of a Bibliophile The authors suggest that we should have a list of interests and hone in on deepening our knowledge about and appreciation of THOSE interests–rather than letting the bombardment of media choose for us. High school bilk should absorb the text.

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The Future of Intelligence. Aug 13, John Pappas rated it liked it. Today, as more and more of our news comes second or third hand, as journalists increasingly are kept at a distance from original sources by communications bil, and consumers become our own editors and sometimes their own journalists, how do we decide for ourselves whether something is true?


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The only reason I gave this a 3 star is that the writing was repetitive and poorly organized–I actually had to outline the book to keep it straight in my mind! The examples of journalists who have worked to find the truth are compelling. The strongest point for me is the idea of our OWN responsibility in choosing our sources The matarial is certainly thought-provoking, especially their examination of the “Journalism of Affirmation” which made me realize how much I, as well as most others, select my sources of information based on the ones with which I agree the most.

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Bill KovachTom Rosenstiel. We Have Been Here Before 3. It argues persuasively for the virtues of traditional journalism without in any way resisting the sweeping changes the Internet has brought to the profession. Blur provides a road map, or more specifically, reveals the craft that has been used in newsrooms by the very movach journalists for getting at the truth. Want to Read saving….