I was following a mashable.com story yesterday. Hate giving you the url because it just increases viewership for the stupid thing (MASHABLE.COM – ALERT: Twitter Bug Exposes Private Tweets – http://bit.ly/1WAHXL) But, in the end, we find there was NOTHING exposed. IE: “The New Twitter Hole That Probably Isn’t”
Ironically, I also got culled into [...]
A continuing ramble but paging through the web yesterday and found this little nutshell. Don’t know what to do with it other than make a note.
Q: What were changes in journalism in the 20th century fueled by?
A: Changes in journalism in the 20th cent. were fueled by technological advances: the teletypewriter (1904); long-range radio reception [...]
If the truth must be corrected – wouldn’t the truth finally have to be the sum total of process AND product? Shouldn’t it be a document of changes which tells the truth about editing, as well as about the information being edited? And wouldn’t it imply information is only momentarily true. That the end of a story doesn’t have to do with truth it has to do with interest or the loss thereof?