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The media industry has been disrupted. Falling advertising revenues make many publishers anxiously eye their balance sheets. Especially small outlets are struggling. As a consequence, many of them are hesitant to invest in data journalism, fearing that it would lead to additional costs. Continue reading “Bigger is not always better: Data journalism for small newsrooms”
With business models under pressure and competition for audience and advertising dollars increasing, media organisations inevitably search for innovative new ways to attract audiences, tell stories or earn revenue. Continue reading “A Brief Guide to Newsroom Innovation – for Journalists”
It is currently one of the most pressing questions in journalism: how can legacy media successfully master the digital environment and flourish in a world dominated by the Internet and social media?
So great is the interest and the demand for answers that the Web is filled with think-pieces, best practice guidelines and conference talks on the topic yet, until recently, there has been little empirical research available.
A new report by Lucy Kueng, a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism and professor of strategy and innovation in media organisations, tries to address this gap. Continue reading “A Tough Message for News Organisations: Change or Become Irrelevant”
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Across all 9 countries, 40% say that the news media does a good job in helping them distinguish fact from fiction, but just 24% say the same of social media. See chart for most common reasons given for each attitude.