Articulation and Artiface

Jeff Jarvis is stimulating a discussion on the new definition for Article on the Internet. Appreciate that the high speed, highly connected, multiple media art form allows for communicators to assemble all manners of link and node. Jeff is pushing this. But articulation is not there yet.  Articulate media takes reflection and composure to turn into a program worth having an audience. The journalistic effort that Dwight MacDonald marveled is learning that “Everything on the same topic should go into the same place.” (Discriminations). In rapid Internet meshes of reportage and observation and opinion, we see elements of a conversation emerge. It is exciting to see this present and future tension – adding to Jeff’s #2 query,  Jan Chipchase who travels the world discovering and reporting the artifaces of the world by blogpicturing for Nokia design.

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