A new metaphor for online journalists: “information sherpa”

“The journalist as sherpa guides the info-mountaineer through the dizzying peaks and passes of the mountain of information, finding and presenting just the right information to help reach and stay on top of the mountain.”

Bryan Murley, assistant professor of new and emerging media at Eastern Illinois University

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  • http://twitter.com/jwotipka jwotipka

    Isn’t that just another term for librarian?

  • http://twitter.com/russ_walker Russ Walker

    Officially banned from my universe: “information sherpa.”