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    Talking about the next generation: experienced journalists tell us what the new wave can expect

Talking about the next generation: experienced journalists tell us what the new wave can expect

In this special research article George Pitcher hears from senior journalists about the nature of their work and whether the next generation can be attracted to journalism as a worthwhile career option.

It’s often a habit of older generations to tell the young not to copy what they’ve done for a living – whether we’ve been medics, teachers or police officers, the jobs are […]

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How can journalists become more human literate?

Journalism is being refashioned in a thousand ways but do we understand the fundamentals of the challenge? This wide-ranging article by CUNY journalism professor @jeffjarvis sets out some basic false assumptions that the news media has still not faced properly. It touches on some obsessions of mine.

Jeff’s questioning of “the primacy of the story as journalistic form and…the risk of valuing drama, […]

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Emotion as an organising principle for networked journalism

Journalism is becoming more emotional. The social networks and business models such as membership or subscription mean that content is being created to tap into people’s feelings, values and identities. Is this going to lead to increased sensationalism and bias or can it be harnessed to create more engaging, empathetic content? This is the text of Charlie Beckett’s lecture […]

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    Who Owns the News? The future of National News Agencies in Europe

Who Owns the News? The future of National News Agencies in Europe

In order to move forward, we need old and new monopolies to leave behind their economic interests and focus their attention on their shared mission. Additionally, we need to open the debate to the unheard voices in the sector: national news agencies, independent journalists, smaller publishers and audiences

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    Abiy Ahmed- The Person of the Year TIME forgot to honor in 2018

Abiy Ahmed- The Person of the Year TIME forgot to honor in 2018

Former journalist and LSE MSc student Behailu Shiferaw Mihirete argues that the new Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed should have more global recognition for his reforms that have transformed the freedom of the press. @behailus

TIME magazine could not have picked a more appropriate year than 2018 to honor journalists and the press as its Person of the Year […]

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