this month’s first monday makes a great read, including Online Journalism: Modelling the First Generation of News Media on the World Wide Web:

“This paper signals four particular journalisms online as these have emerged in the ‘first generation’ of newsmedia on the World Wide Web (1993-2001), discusses the key characteristics – cf. hypertextuality, interactivity, multimediality – which determine the ‘added value’ of these journalisms, and provides three specific strategies journalists may use to further enhance the potential of journalism online: annotative reporting, open source journalism and hyperadaptive news sites.”

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