Changes in media impact how we as citizens, organisations or businesses orient ourselves in a hyper-digital society.
The media landscape is becoming increasingly complex. As the production and consumption of media accelerates, more and more sources of information, news and entertainment are competing for access to our limited mind space. We increasingly experience and engage with the world around us through media technology, and the individual has gone from being a passive media recipient to an active media prosumer. On a societal level, issues surround trust, polarisation, media literacy and the nature of truth in a networked reality are central to understanding the future of media.
Below you can browse our media-related articles, publications and client cases.
Twitter is angry
Futurist and sociologist Anne Dencker Bædkel writes about how technology and humans interact and intersect. In this column: when Twitter has a meltdown.
Wildcard: A closed internet
Wildcards and risks are by definition uncertain – but if they happen, they often have widespread consequences, and these consequences often come quickly and are difficult to control. Here, we take a closer look at the wildcard scenario "A closed internet".
Truth in a networked future
This is an outtake from CIFS’ recent members’ report Future Media: Key Trends and Technologies. The article looks at the rise of networked truth, and some of the measures that can be taken to combat the rampant spread of misinformation online.
The post-reality society
You haven’t read this before. Currently, we talk a lot about living in a post-factual society, where there is no difference between truths and lies in the public and political debate. However, what we are witness to now may turn out to be nothing compared to the future in which we might come to live.