It’s hard out there for an arts critic. The esteemed opinions of legacy media critics are competing with the voices – and occasional rants – of citizen bloggers and fan tweeters. But who stands to be heard? Is there room for both in future of arts criticism? Ava Baccari’s feature in the Summer issue of the RRJ navigates the uncertain, tech-dominated world of critical arts journalism.

Check out more Summer 2011 issue previews:
VIDEO: Social Media
PODCAST: Sarah Hampson