18 Jun 2012, Posted by Eric Karstens in Journalism, Media Policy, Public Broadcasting, 0 Comments

Shifting journalism online

That journalism is inevitably moving online and increasingly detaching itself from the classic substrates of paper and broadcasting is by now a more or less universally accepted fact – despite the obstinate resistance that many legacy media organisations keep putting up. But what does this change process entail for journalism?

Continue Reading...

26 Jan 2011, Posted by Eric Karstens in Internet, Journalism, Media Policy, 0 Comments

Why I want my newspaper to go out of business

The notion of intellectual property resonates with the idea that the original authors – journalists, writers, translators, photographers – deserve protection. However in fact, a substantial part of the copyright regime is in place to protect an intermediate industry that feeds off the creativity of the original authors.

Continue Reading...