Tuesday, February 17, 2009

The Noughties: how journalism can survive, and thrive in, the digital age

With the prospects of the Rocky Mountain News going under after a 150-year run, it’s safe to say times are tough in the journalism business. Circulations are declining, and news is increasingly getting replaced by cable news talking heads whom don’t require fact checking or research.

Yet, with all this doom and gloom, when asked to write about her feelings in the Columbia Journalism Review after getting laid off by the Colorado Independent, Erin Rosa wrote “New Media, New Opportunities,” in which she said, “It’s an exciting time to be a journalist.”

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