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News Experiment To Rely Only On Facebook, Twitter

January 22nd, 2010 01:50 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

snydeq writes “With a setup ripped right out of a reality show — or, perhaps more fittingly, ‘The Shining’ — a French-language public broadcasters association will put five journalists in a French farmhouse for five days, giving them no access to newspapers, television, radio, or the Internet, save Facebook and Twitter, to see how much world news they can report. The reporters will report this news on a communal blog. ‘Our aim is to show that there are different sources of information and to look at the legitimacy of each of these sources,’ said France Inter editor Helene Jouan. ‘This experiment will enable us to take a hard look at all the myths that exist about Facebook and Twitter.’”

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