A few years ago, the closure times of our newspapers was a litmus test for editors, printing and circulation staff. There was a fatal deadline that, if not met, could reduce the sales of the newspapers on the street or upset the customers because the usual was to read them very early. An ideal closure … Continue reading Stress free closure times
The technological bet to create a Metaverse, the new ecosystem of the Internet, and the revelations about Chinese advances in quantum computing, now herald what will be the future scenario of social communications in the world. As these are two great qualitative leaps, one that will allow users to experience life in the real and … Continue reading Prelude of deeper layers
With the arsenal of new communication technologies, digital users are now inclined to the formats that tell the story of an episode, its background and impacts, just as podcasts and storytellings do with increasing success. It's not surprise that under the influence of Spotify and Netflix, the bulk of digital users show preferences for these … Continue reading The news: more than spreading them, to tell them
"Printed newspapers should die by 2005, at most" was being the bleak sentence decreed ten years before such year came, based on the irruption of the Internet. The paper was supposed to lead its inevitable burial. Back then, I remember how these were the actual disturbing omens that aired to proclaim a pessimistic future for … Continue reading And the newspapers didn’t die…
Since the Internet broke into humanity with all its transformative force back in 1995, there have never been premonitions about the imminent disappearance of the traditional media, namely printed newspapers. The omens in this regard have been based on two parallel measurements: the one that records the number of people connected to digital media and … Continue reading New media don’t kill the old media
Could this be true? Often, my children and other social media users interpellate me to make sure something is either true or false, something they have read or seen in any of the Internet platforms. They resort to me as a kind of perhaps first or last instance, I do not know which, to satisfy … Continue reading Could this be true?
In this world of media, journalists and informants do cohabit on the net, but their fundamental roles are really different. For the newspapers work the "people who tell other people what happens to people". That's a masterful definition of Eugenio Scalfari, founder of the newspapers La Republica, from Italy. And on social media gravitate, by … Continue reading Journalists and informants on the Internet