Newsrooms & classrooms

{From elearnspace}
George Siemens adds some metaphor to the cry coming from US newspapers. It is well known printed newspapers are facing a crisis they never experienced before. He quotes Dan Froomkin:

Why “playing it safe” is killing American newspapers: “But we’re hiding much of our newsrooms’ value behind a terribly anachronistic format: voiceless, incremental news stories that neither get much traffic nor make our sites compelling destinations. While the dispassionate, what-happened-yesterday, inverted-pyramid daily news story still has some marginal utility, it’s mostly a throwback at this point — a relic of a daily product delivered on paper to a geographically limited community.(my italic)

Then George adds:

I think you could replace newsroom references with classrooms…

About Antonio Vantaggiato

Professor, web2.0 enthusiast, and didactic chef.
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