Posts tagged with ‘al jazeera english’

 
Al Jazeera’s aggressive expansion into cyberspace hopes to empower a new generation of newsmakers, impact the American news market, and capture the attention of young cable cutters.

Al Jazeera’s Social Media Experiment “The Stream” Launches Online Today
BY GREGORY FERENSTEINToday

 

Al Jazeera’s aggressive expansion into cyberspace hopes to empower a new generation of newsmakers, impact the American news market, and capture the attention of young cable cutters.

Al Jazeera’s Social Media Experiment “The Stream” Launches Online Today

BY GREGORY FERENSTEINToday

The Stream is a social media community with its own daily television programme on Al Jazeera English. Premiering in May 2011, The Stream will tap into the extraordinary potential of social media to disseminate news. The Stream will be an aggregator of online sources and discussion, seeking out unheard voices, new perspectives from people on the ground and untold angles related to the most compelling stories of the day.
…Read more of the intro HERE

The Stream is a social media community with its own daily television programme on Al Jazeera English. Premiering in May 2011, The Stream will tap into the extraordinary potential of social media to disseminate news. The Stream will be an aggregator of online sources and discussion, seeking out unheard voices, new perspectives from people on the ground and untold angles related to the most compelling stories of the day.

…Read more of the intro HERE

Al Jazeera English uses curation tool Storify to tell the story of Egypt’s ‘Day of Rage,’ with first-hand accounts from Twitter, Facebook and across the social Web. “Egypt on Fire!!!”