Saturday, June 26, 2010

From Convergence, to Citizen Journalism and Beyond...

Considering the rapid growth and widespread adoption of digital media like YouTube, Facebook and the blogosphere, combined with their potential for citizen journalism, it was only a matter of time before some tech-savvy group decided to give the standard newswires a run for their money. With the start of the Publish2 News Exchange in May 2010 we could very well be looking at the continued 'technolution' of digital journalism.

Publish2 is refreshingly upfront about their goal. They seek to create:
“a platform aimed at disrupting the Associated Press monopoly over content distribution to newspapers.”