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Digital Journalism, Drones, and Automation: The Language and Abstractions behind the News

Cate Dowd


Advances in online technology and news systems, such as automated reasoning across digital resources and connectivity to cloud servers for storage and software, have changed digital journalism production and publishing methods. Integrated media systems used by editors are also conduits to search systems and social media, but the lure of big data and rise in fake news have fragmented some layers of journalism, alongside investments in analytics and a shift in the loci for verification. Data has generated new roles to exploit data insights and machine learning methods, but access to big data and ... More

Keywords: online news, digital journalism, mobile reporting, remote cloud servers, Rupert Murdoch, civilian drones, big data, semantic systems, game design, ontology engineering

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190655860
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190655860.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Cate Dowd, author
Unit Coordinator of Digital and Social Media in Arts, University of New England, Australia