Posts Tagged ‘ youtube ’

What is the Message of YouTube? Or – After the Gutenberg-Universe: The YouTube Galaxy

What is the Message of YouTube?  How will it change TV? And what does Marshall McLuhan have to do with that?

I just wrote an essay for a class in culture and media theory at the University of Mainz going into these questions. I’m deliberating what the YouTube Universe will do to classical media, its models of communication and the power relationships involved. And what the “Message” of YouTube really is.

The essay is German, but I’m sure it’ll be even more fun if you google-translate it 😉

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What’s Your Thesis?

The Challenge Has Arrived – The Master’s Thesis!

On my way to finish my degree – one of the most important prerequisites to actually become a journalist – I’ve finished nearly all my course work. The end of my career as a student is slowly approaching. BUT, there is one big challenge that I still need to master (pun totally intended). After all, I need to deliver a final thesis!
While most people seem to suffer from a lack of ideas, my problem is that I have too many ideas! Continue reading

Crowd Funding Is a Piece of the Raft…

… of the raft that will save journalism!

After hard hours of editing and format struggles, the finished work can finally be appreciated online. Incredible what you can do with the most primitive tools! Find my Video on community funded journalism and spot.us

on youtube.

If you are curious to see the whole interview with David, check it out here:

Also take a look at how the story developed, how the question poll turned out, see my recap and what the story board for the video originally used to be.