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Is Ice Cream Strawberry? Part 6: Everything I’ve just said in 7 soundbites

This is the final part of my inaugural lecture at City University London, ‘Is Ice Cream Strawberry?’. You can also read part onepart twopart threepart four, and part five. A full PDF is available here.

Now, this lecture said that I would sketch out the two paths that I see journalism taking in the next decade – so here they are:

The first path is a self-interested profession that sees value in users beyond their eyeballs.

The second path is a self-interested profession that allows others to control the public sphere.

I would obviously not expect the industry to be anything but self-interested.

In either case, technology will not change journalism. People will. You will. Continue reading