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The Future of Journalism in the Age of Digital Media

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 10)

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Page : 881-883

Keywords : journalism; digital media; citizen journalism;

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Journalism, one of the noble professions of the society is prevalent in the vast majority of the world. The rise of social media over the decade has seen a strong influence on the way of news reporting and digestion by all parties within journalism, with the journalists taking on a developed role utilizing social media as both ways to deliver and to promote their works. Several researches have been conducted on what the role of social media to journalism, and from the perspective of different aspects within the industry. With the meteoric rise of social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and various news portals people claimed that we are entering to a new era where thoughts can be shared within 140 characters. The "age of digital media" is witnessing innovation and radical change across all aspects of journalism, creating economic difficulties for legacy media and a frenzied search for alternative business models to fund a sustainable journalism for the future.

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