Content Curation in Digital Media: Between Retrospective and Real-Time Information

Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 503)

Abstract

The concept of content curation and its application in journalism are introduced. Then, the use of content curation in digital media is analysed using 15 examples of articles that were produced with this technique. The examples are classified according to whether the information in them is retrospective, recent, current or real-time.

Keywords

Digital media Online newspapers Content curation Journalists Content curators 

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Barcelona (UB)BarcelonaSpain

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