Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Veteran journalists Kovach and Rosenstiel (The Blur: How to Know What’s True in the Age of Information Overload – Kindle edition by Bill Kovach, Tom Rosenstiel. Download it once and read it on. Blur: How to Know What’s True in the Age of Information Overload. Front Cover. Bill Kovach, Tom Rosenstiel. Bloomsbury Publishing, Oct 5. An insightful but dry guide to the challenges of responsible journalism—and the citizenry it serves—amid the technological revolution of news.

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Write a customer review. How do we discern what is reliable?

This doesn’t need special sourcing – the journalist as witness – the journalist as credentialed expert – firsthand accounts There is, however, the problem of time. That’s why we have to learn how to discern what is what.

No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! Kovach and Rosentiel’s impartial analysis of the problem and its possible solut “When information is in greater supply, knowledge becomes harder to create, because we have to sift through more data to arrive at it. The affirmation model also tends to use rhetorical questions. No Place to Hide. Live interviews enable partisans or outright liars to air their talking points unchallenged and unchecked. I was hoping this would address digital media more than it does.

It’s not quite a fit for the classes I’m teaching right now, but I’d highly recommend it to journalism professors in lieu of a traditional textbook.


Evidence and the Journalism of Verification. I hate hearing such words when not inactual quotes. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points!

As an afterward, we can now see the real world reaction to a nuclear disaster bljr to the events of Fukishima in Okvach wanted to take back my news, return to the time I felt secure in the news I was reading, hearing, viewing.

By including snapshots of journalists famous for their brilliant work e. They also recognize a “journalism of aggregation”, in which organizations and individuals curate the “news feed” that is interesting to them. More information about Blur. In particular, in an age of multiple information sources, people are looking for news functions beyond the traditional investigative reporting as we kovacg to authenticate and understand what is going on.

BLUR by Bill Kovach , Tom Rosenstiel | Kirkus Reviews

Also, Kovach and Rosenstiel delve into kivach skills the average news media consumer needs to develop or hone in order to parse the complex, flattened world of 21st century journalism.

I received a review copy of this book from the publisher via the First Reads program here at Goodreads.

blll Confusion and uncertainty are more likely. They Know Everything About You. While a bit dry in parts, the breadth of knowledge and the information they used to back it up make it a worthwhile read for people who want to be saavy news and information consumers. Which probably explains why the review is longer than usual Explore the Home Gift Guide. If news is increasing personalised to us, there’s an excellent chance that we don’t even know kovacj we’re missing, and if we don’t know that we’re ignorant, how can we evaluate the extent of our ignorance?


In the Line of Fire. This book can help us do bull, but the book can also address concerns directly at journalists rather than the general public. What We Need from the Next Journalism.

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Lalu, di akhir buku, Blur menguraikan apa yang sebetulnya kita butuhkan dari jurnalisme era baru, agar kita tidak tenggelam atau tersesat di dalamnya. Oct 04, Sherin rated it really liked it.

Pengujian bisa tidaknya informasi tersebut antara lain dengan 1 mengetahui informasi apa yang sedang kita baca, 2 menguji sumber informasi, 3 menilai bukti yang diberitakan, dan 4 memeriksa ulang apakah kita sudah mendapatkan informasi yang kita butuhkan. Please review your cart. It argues persuasively for the virtues of traditional journalism without in any way resisting the sweeping changes the Internet has brought to the profession.

Dec 03, Nathan rated it liked it. Worthwhile as a textbook and a personal reference. Together, Kovach and Kofach have authored two books: The authors show why you must be skeptical of many most? So with this layman’s interest in the topic, I jumped at the opportunity to read Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel’s Blur: It’s more of a summary of the book.

Have recommended this book to everyone I know!