I’m taking Ethan Zuckerman’s News and Participatory Media course this spring. This being MIT, the class approaches the production and distribution of news as an engineering problem. Look at this syllabus! I wrote my undergraduate thesis on how participatory media has disrupted traditional journalism, and this class is a great excuse to revisit many of the questions I came across in 2006.
Check out my takeaways from a week of tracking my own media diet, or just consult the giant bar chart, below.