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The Fourth Bit Archive

The Fourth Bit is a column on the impact of new technologies on journalism. I started it on 2000. This column is a translated version of El Cuarto Bit. These are the articles published until now:

2005
A question of confidence - 15/11/2005
The attack of the videoblogs - 13/10/2005
Freedom on the Web? - 16/09/2005
Podcast: the most personal radio - 18/08/2005
Victims and witnesses - 11/07/2005
Patent of quality - 08/06/2005
Exploring the Webbys - 12/05/2005
Works to exhibit - 15/04/2005
OhmyNews or public service journalism - 21/03/2005
Interactive vocabulary - 11/02/2005
Information and action after the tsunami - 10/01/2005


2004
Is the news over? - 07/12/2004
US (e)lections - 08/11/2004
In the eye of the reader - 12/10/2004
Mapping the news - 14/09/2004
A blogger's convention - 09/08/2004
The paperless paper - 08/07/2004
Mobile evolution - 08/06/2004
Timelines in motion - 10/05/2004
Long live the media? - 06/04/2004
A public that publishes - 08/03/2004
News and rumor - 09/02/2004
The influence business - 09/01/2004

2003
New rules of the game for journalism - 10/12/2003
Does journalism belong to the media? - 07/11/2003
Convergence: a future but no recipe - 08/10/2003
'Moblogs': the public eye - 09/09/2003
Is there anyone out there? - 22/08/2003
Interactive x-ray - 07/07/2003
Living on credit - 07/06/2003
Reader and collaborator - 05/05/2003
War diaries - 07/04/2003
The challenge of being free - 05/03/2003
A laboratory for journalism - 06/02/2003
The game is the message - 07/01/2003

2002
Image and credibility - 07/12/2002
Rejuvenate or die - 05/11/2002
Europe: cooperation rather than convergence - 05/10/2002
"Made in Spanish" - 05/09/2002
Advertising: from impression to session - 06/08/2002
Backpack journalism - 05/07/2002
What price charging? - 05/06/2002
CMS: an abbreviation for change? - 08/05/2002
See to read - 04/04/2002
United we classify - 06/03/2002
An act of faith at a time of crisis - 05/02/2002
The beat of the samba and a lot of hard work - 08/01/2002

2001
Virtual editorial invented in Malaysia - 05/12/2001
Aljazeera.net in the East, prizes in the West - 05/11/2001
An examination set by terrorists - 05/10/2001
An optimistic article - 05/09/2001
‘Shoshkeles’ and credibility - 06/08/2001
I’m a journalist, I’m an author - 02/07/2001
'Yes, but' for convergence of newsdesks - 05/06/2001
A silent revolution - 04/05/2001
A multimedia race - 04/04/2001
Time to pass round the collection plate? - 05/03/2001
Inertia, synergy and new trends - 05/02/2001
Order amidst chaos - 03/01/2001

2000
New media, old ideas - 08/12/2000
A place for journalists - 08/09/2000
New times for 'The New York Times' - 28/08/2000
Everything in the palm of your hand - 03/08/2000
Information management - 17/07/2000
Beautiful brides sought - 30/06/2000
Selling news, not paper - 17/06/2000
Syndication: united we stand - 09/06/2000
Of content and form - 02/06/2000
From threat to challenge - 19/05/2000