Le public et ses médias

Le Center for Social Media de l’école de communication de l’American University à Washington DC annonce le lancement d’un nouveau rapport sur la vie civique et les outils du Web 2.0. Intitulé « Public Media 2.0: Dynamic, Engaged Publics » (PDF, en, 48 p.) ce document étudie les thèmes suivants :

Public broadcasting, newspapers, magazines, and network newscasts have all played a central role in our democracy, informing citizens and guiding public conversation. But the top-down dissemination technologies that supported them are being supplanted by an open, many-to-many networked media environment. What platforms, standards, and practices will replace or transform legacy public media?

This white paper lays out an expanded vision for “public media 2.0” that places engaged publics at its core, showcasing innovative experiments from its “first two minutes,” and revealing related trends, stakeholders, and policies. Public media 2.0 may look and function differently, but it will share the same goals as the projects that preceded it: educating, informing, and mobilizing its users.

Multiplatform, participatory, and digital, public media 2.0 will be an essential feature of truly democratic public life from here on in. And it’ll be media both for and by the public. The grassroots mobilization around the 2008 electoral campaign is just one signal of how digital tools for making and sharing media open up new opportunities for civic engagement.

Par ailleurs, le site du Center for Social Mediaune propose une multitide de renseignements sur l’étude « Public Media 2.0: Dynamic, Engaged Publics » du .

Ce contenu a été mis à jour le 2009-02-19 à 17 h 07 min.