Curation, Community and the Future of News

June 2011
Nieman Reports;Summer2011, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p14
The author discusses the emergence of curation as a new form of journalism in the digital age. He explains the idea of journalists turning into curators. He notes that people are overwhelmed by the increasing volume of digital content and messaging. He asserts that his problem can be resolved through the concept of human filtered Web or the curated Web. He notes that skillful sharing of information through community filtering channels and personal recommendations will allow people to achieve their sense of digital identity as content curators.


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