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Advice for Multimedia Journalists

Advice for Multimedia Journalists

According to the author, 'Plenty has been written about the 'crisis' in journalism which doesn't need repeating here, except to say it has invoked a true revolution in communication. For some this means the loss of jobs, pensions, even entire publications. But for a new generation of journalists (and current ones prepared to think differently) the revolution spells opportunity. The journalist of the future must recognise this opportunity and then embrace it. To do this they will need to arm themselves with as many skills as possible: technical, editorial, creative and, yes, entrepreneurial. I wrote & published the 6x6 series in August 2009 in light of this opportunity, and hoped to sum up some of the basic practical skills the “next-generation journalist” will need. They covered new tricks... Show More


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