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Mark Little on The Future of News

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natlu2809 says: 13 Jan 2010 13:12

Opps - sorry about that - no feedback to say its been posted !

naltu2809 says: 13 Jan 2010 13:07

How will this compare with the likes of Relegance, or the work Thompson Reuters do in this field atm ? http://www.crunchbase.com/company/relegence http://www.opencalais.com/about/publisher http://www.seed.com/

Donal Scannell says: 04 Jan 2010 23:37

Mark you have connected the dots in a wonderful way. I really look forward to seeing how it all evolves for you. With any luck RTE will be watching what you do closely and will learn a few things. You are uniquely placed to make a difference. Best of luck.

mark little says: 31 Dec 2009 12:33

Thanks to everyone who has viewed this presentation and particularly those who have left comments. If you wish to continue the conversation with any specific ideas on my new venture please contact me at marklittlenews@gmail or follow me on twitter @marklittlenews. In the meantime, here is a brilliant podcast that is influencing my way of thinking about the business of news http://ow.ly/GqxH#

Martin Currams says: 24 Dec 2009 18:43

Hi Mark, Best wishes on new venture. Have a few ideas "unusual angles on events" but need to make direct contact with you. Regs MC

Tony Culley-Foster says: 17 Dec 2009 20:59

Mark,Our mutual friend Dan McGinnn, University of Ulster kindly shared a web link to your incisive IIEA presentation. I have shared it with the principals at the National Press Club, as we have spent two years working on multiple projects related to your speech topic & the First Amendment, freedom of the Press & the Future of Journalism. Every good wish for success with your new media venture. Tony Culley-Foster. HTTP://CFCOINTL.COM

Steven Browne says: 15 Dec 2009 20:28

Absolutely billiant - saw Mark in Cork recently and have seen a whole new side to news and current affairs subsequently. His new website will undoubtedly be a success !

Paul Lee says: 14 Dec 2009 1:56

Very interesting talk. The changes that are on the way will be fascinating to watch. Opening up the media will enhance democracy hugely. People will get to know and trust sources. I think the fears about bad sources will (largely) prove to be unfounded: The internet is a merciless critic.

Chris Byrne says: 12 Dec 2009 19:56

News created by traditional journalists is constrained and monopolised by the medium they operate in. It looks like Mark is going to turn that on it's head by combining professional journalists with consumer mavens to create the news at a depth we can choose. news is about to get real. and about time.

Joe Garde says: 12 Dec 2009 17:34

well done Mark - excellent analysis

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About this Event

11 Dec 2009 @ 12:45

About the Event:

Mark Little, Presenter of RTE"s Prime Time and a former RTE Washington correspondent, gave a lecture on the future of News Media, to the IIEA's Digital Future Group.  In his presentation Mr Little discussed current digital trends in news media and outlined the background to his decision to take a year's leave from RTE to set up his own global online news service.    

About Speaker:

Mark Little is presenter of the RTE current affairs programme, Prime Time. He was RTE’s first Washington correspondent, and has covered every US election since 1994. He returned to Dublin in 2001 to take up the post of RTE’s Foreign Affairs Correspondent before joining Prime Time in 2002. Mark specialises in coverage of world affairs and was named TV Journalist of the Year in 2001 for his reporting from Afghanistan. He wrote and presented the documentary series Who’s Afraid of Islam? (2006) and American Dream: Dead or Alive (2008). He is the author of three books, Turn Left at Greenland, Zulu Time, and The New America. Mark is about to take leave from RTE to launch an online news service.

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