New forms of media publishing

Crook J (2013) stated in one of his article that according to a study by Piper Jaffray, 33% of the teenagers choose Facebook as their most important social network followed by Twitter which is 30% of the vote and YouTube 22% of the vote. Besides, Margolis D stated that “Steve Jones, the professor in the Department of Communication and associate dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at Chicago, thinks that YouTube has begun the process of moving video to IP-based distribution, independent of traditional or cable networks”. The reason is because many of us can learn different kind of things by watching the video in YouTube.

For example, Faith the dog was born in December 2002. She was born with three legs but the left front leg was badly deformed, and was amputated when it began to atrophy when she was 7 months old. Jude Stringfellow, the owner of Faith adopted her and taught her how to walk with her other two legs. After six months of training, she has begun to walk upright like a human. Now Faith had become famous due to her determination and has appeared on various TV programmes (Faiththedog.info).
According to snopes.com, Jude Stringfellow resigned from her job and brings Faith around the world to inspire everyone who is going through her path hoping that Faith could bring encouragement to them.

Reference List:
Crook J, 2013, “Facebook Still Reigns Supreme With Teens, But Social Media Interest Dwindling”, viewed 15th April 2013,

Faiththedog.com, n.d, Faith the Dog’s Official Website, viewed 15th April 2013,

Margolis D, n.d, “Analyzing the Societal Effects of YouTube”, viewed 15th April 2013,

Snopes.com, 2008, “A Dog Called Faith”, viewed 15th April 2013,

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2 thoughts on “New forms of media publishing

  1. Hi Kv,

    For this piece, need to put in concept of new media ecosystem, old and new co-exist to support your discussion abt YT’s reign. For the posting screen vs print….need to add Nielsen’s concepts. Explore more 🙂

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