Moore’s Claw and future of news


PlanetWork Journal: Recently U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld attested to the revolutionary power of the wireless uploading of digital images to the Internet. Rumsfeld stuck to the brutal reality, explaining that the combination of cheap digital cameras and the Internet had fundamentally changed the dynamics of news making during wartime. My two cents: Cheap cameras – both of camera phone and digicam variety, cheap hosting on the Internet, and always-on connectivity are going to change the concept of news, especially during in the wartime. If satellite television was the catalyst of capitalism change, always-on connectivity will change societies.

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