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The strike against The Huffington Post represents a technique for gaining visibility employed by journalists that sought to assert a vision of the field itself. The Huffington Post’s employees and contributors aggregate and present information to make it visible to the public. At the same time, through their contributions to The Huffington Post, these journalists and writers intend to increase the visibility of their own profiles or causes. The strike against The Huffington Post employs the same logic of visibility to gain recognition not only for the contributions of unpaid writers, but also to assert a particular conception of journalism.
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They tend to function like rumors.” (p. 24) Dayan’s conception of new media delimits it to two roles, either, anticipating the “monstrations” of central television or responding to them. (p. 20) Premonstration and remonstration are important concepts in understanding the relationship between traditional and new media with regard to their presentation of news. However, the division of labor proposed by Dayan omits types of publicness enabled through new media, the role of new online gatekeepers, and strategies that do not rely on a relationship to print or television.
The site has received some serious criticism over the last couple of years, due to their lack of fact checking, their bias, and the fact that they don’t pay their writers. You won’t be blogging for a profit directly, you’ll be blogging for the link and for traffic and name recognition. The Huffington Post is one of the largest sites on the web today. They publish dozens of articles per day, and they have an interesting reputation. They’re leaning towards the liberal site of the political spectrum, and while they cover news and current events, they also have a significant amount of opinion publications.
When something like this happens, it’s easy to simply focus on why one company made one decision. But this development at HuffPo is much bigger than that. It’s likely the start of a trend away from mass platforms full of free-contributor content. And if you’re sad about that, blame Donald Trump. Whether you’re happy or sad about the end of free HuffPo content, it’s important to understand what this change signifies in the marketplace.
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You don’t want to put too many eggs in one basket — especially a basket you don’t control. I’m so glad you’re feeling confident and I totally agree with you, what’s the worst that can happen. But also, what’s the best that can happen! I didn’t get a yes the first time I submitted but I tried again.