Published and Broadcast Information

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2011/feb/20/what-effect-internet-on-journalism

This article is relevant to the topic studied because it analyses the effect of the internet on Published and Broadcast Information. During this article, the author(Aleks Krotoski), analyses the importance of internet-based journalism nowadays and how it has damaged old-fashioned press practices.  “The web’s effect on news reporting is considered the most clear evidence that this is a revolutionary technology: news editors – and in some cases, the governments that they observe – are no longer the gatekeepers to information because costs of distribution have almost completely disappeared. If knowledge is power, the web is the greatest tool in the history of the world.” says Krotoski. With this paragraph, she exemplifies her general view in relation to the topic.

As mentioned in previous posts I think we can consider this site as a reliable(valid) article.This article is reliable because it was published by The Guardian, which is a newspaper that was founded in 1821 and is one of the most read newspaper’s in the UK. This is also one of the 5 most read news website in the internet worldwide and has more than 4 million followers in Google+.

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