Information Overload And Social Media Channels Usher In Rise Of Journalistic Curator
Social media platforms necessitates a more nuanced understanding of the craft of journalism and content provision.
There is no denying the scale of change wrought upon the journalism industry in the wake of recent information communication technology (ICT) developments. Increasingly, the hand wringing and worrying is ceding to recognizing the opportunity that comes out of any crisis.
Author Josh Sternberg argues that “the art of information gathering, analysis and dissemination has arguably been strengthened over the last several years.” Furthermore, he advances the idea that social media and accelerations in ICT have witnessed the rise in importance of the journalistic curator. The journalistic curator can occupy the gap left by increasing rates of filter failure: