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Already, 20 million people are reading NYT online and only a million buy the paper copy (1.4 million on Sundays). Unfortunately, the paper-copy readers are worth about five figures a page to advertisers, compared to unprofitable online users. Moving to digital format could put 80% of its journalists out of work, and the growing presence of bloggers suggests readers may have come to undervalue experienced journalism. They have also been trained, to some extent by quality papers themselves, to expect lifestyle topics as much as hard news. STEAMhouse, will become the new home for its School of Computing and Digital Technology from the start of the 2022 academic year. As computing technologies have become ubiquitous in the everyday experience of billions of people around the world, histories of computing have become an important part of our historical heritage.

“There’s a lot that social media platforms could do better,” he continues, “but there are also some harms that may just be intrinsic to connecting large groups of humans.” Subject-specific requirementsYour qualification should be in computer science, mathematics or the natural sciences, or if you have a media degree and can demonstrate practical computing knowledge. You may also be considered for the course if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Twitter release of a new ‘mute’ button shows that they have also begun to give users more options to manage the quality and type of news they are exposed to. Both companies are guaranteed to attract attention and deliver boardroom turmoil in equal measure in the year ahead. Meanwhile Apple’s iOS 10 update increased the prominence of its previously underwhelming News app along with improved notifications. For some publishers this was a ‘game changer’ with CNN reporting page views up to 35m in September from just 5m a month earlier.

Many commercial services will increasingly happen within other services or through notifications to the lockscreen. Watch out for travel bots like Crosby that read your email or group messaging conversations and send you recommendations for where to eat, what to do and when to leave for the airport. A mix of storytelling, product discovery, direct purchase and customer service is seen as the likely path ahead for chatbots; making consumer engagement possible at a much wider scale than could have been achieved before.

The Heacket is described as the world’s ultimate heated jacket, powered by a heated panel. We may also see the first commercial implementations of new Lithium metal battery technologies, which promise to double capacity. Having said that, no-one will be taking risks on safety given Samsung’s problems last year with ‘exploding phones’.

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A key question in 2017 is how the already tense relationship between publishers and platforms will develop. In our survey almost half (46%) said they were more worried about the role and influence of platforms compared with last year. Despite this, the vast majority of publishers plan to continue to invest heavily in Facebook and to a lesser extent other platforms this year. The leading platforms are already focusing saliraganar.com enormous resources on dealing with fake news. They know that loss of confidence in the platform will affect their bottom line, but they’ll also be desperate not to get drawn into the media business directly. Facebook is not going to solve the problem of fake news in the next year, but automatic picture recognition, machine learning, better verification and triaging all these programmatically are on the way.

  • Germany’s domestic secret service has accused Russia of a series of international cyber-spying and sabotage attacks while Angela Merkel has warned that this year’s elections could be a target.
  • Media and journalism skills are particularly sought after in the areas of journalism, publishing, public relations and marketing.
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  • “That automatically writes a blog post that looks like it was written by a human – well it was written by a human, by Ken – and it instantly creates a map, blog post, headline, and automatically posts it into our blogging platform.”

Getting a foot in the door of journalism Senior Lecturer in Journalism Simon Cadman reports on the wide variety of placements students are enjoying this year, in part thanks to the London Met Journalism Diversity Network. Cafe-style thinking for Islington’s voluntary sector post-Covid Ryan Evans, Journalism BA student, reports on the recent Islington Voluntary, Community, Faith, and Social Enterprise Sector conference, which was hosted at London Met. Mind you, I have a set of article ideas that I apply for clients during slow news periods and one of my stock concepts is asking ‘is XXX dead? ’ In fact, if I had a pound for every time I’d read an article asking if a particular industry was dead I wouldn’t be writing this Blog. I’d be sat on a private beach somewhere with Mrs Insights into PR and Marketing and Baby Insights into PR and Marketing relaxing and sipping alcoholic beverages. As I mentioned yesterday, this week has seen a truly seismic event for SEOs andtechnical PRpeople concerned with online media.

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Our Digital News and Media degrees are industry-focused, with practical skills developed through invaluable practise and experience, with learning-by-doing at the core of our degrees. Mr Carroll maintains that the biggest challenge for initiatives like the reboot project is to break through to the public at large. “Normally the folks who need to discuss these issues and hash out solutions are only together a day or two at conferences,” he explains. The architects of the Harvard project say that’s why collaboration is baked-in to the new institute’s design. Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings. Our students are highly employable, with 95% of recent graduates’ job roles being at professional or managerial level.