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T&T media and the blockchain


Above: The cover of INMA’s white paper on blockchain and the media.

BitDepth#1328 for November 15, 2021

Local media houses have tended to give new internet technologies the squinty eye, picking and choosing the most basic systems to maintain an online presence.

One of the most talked about new technologies, the blockchain, is also an interesting fit for news media.

Listen to Mark read this column here.

‘Exploring Blockchain’s Potential to Transform Media’ by Zoltan Vardai and Jeanhee Kim is a new whitepaper from the International News Media Association (INMA).

INMA kindly granted access to the whitepaper for review purposes, and it suggests multiple engagement opportunities with a powerful technology that’s still in the earliest stages of development.

The blockchain, also known as distributed ledger technology, manages information in discrete chunks, or blocks that are strung together across interconnected…

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