Boyer Lecture 3 – The future of newspapers: moving beyond dead trees

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A series of Wordle word clouds, using the text from Rupert Murdoch’s Boyer Lectures.

Stephen Quinn created this Wordle, and after seeing it on his GlobalMojo blog I decided to create one for each of Rupert Murdoch’s lectures in the Boyer Lectures series.

Lecture 3: The future of newspapers: moving beyond dead trees?
Rupert Murdoch at heart is a traditional newspaperman. But he sees the wood for the trees. Newspapers will thrive in the 21st century if proprietors fully comprehend what it means to be alive in the era of information.

Rupert Murdoch Boyer Lectures

To read the transcripts or download the audio of the Boyer Lectures, go to http://www.abc.net.au/rn/boyerlectures

Boyer Lecture 2 – Who’s afraid of new technology?

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A series of Wordle word clouds, using the text from Rupert Murdoch’s Boyer Lectures.

Lecture 2: Who’s afraid of new technology?
Technology has helped transform the world. Some say it has turned it upside down. Rupert Murdoch argues that we must not be prisoners of the past – modern day Luddites – if we are to succeed in the golden era.

Rupert Murdoch Boyer Lectures

To read the transcripts or download the audio of the Boyer Lectures, go to http://www.abc.net.au/rn/boyerlectures

Boyer Lecture 1 – Aussie rules: bring back the pioneer.

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A series of Wordle word clouds, using the text from Rupert Murdoch’s Boyer Lectures.

Lecture 1: Aussie rules: bring back the pioneer.
In his first lecture Rupert Murdoch scans the future and beholds a golden era. But will we be part of it? The Australia he sees simply is not prepared for the challenges ahead. A classic Russell Drysdale painting provides inspiration.

Rupert Murdoch Boyer Lectures

To read the transcripts or download the audio of the Boyer Lectures, go to http://www.abc.net.au/rn/boyerlectures