Robojourno : reframing the talking head
journal contributionposted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Robert RobertsonRobert Robertson
From a case-study of a visually impaired student learning to operate in a fully digital broadcast newsroom, this paper moves to a consideration of issues of equity, access, ethics, and truth brought into play by the digital revolution. If the new journalist transforms into a multi-skilled mobile studio, half-human, half-machine, operating in a global multi-mediascape. Who misses out, what happens to the news agenda, and what are the implications for educators?