Youngsters — Go for the O

Earlier, I noted how journalists’ jobs┬ácan be┬áthreatened by automation and lower-cost labor overseas.

How much this will continue, I have no idea.

But one way to protect ourselves is to be at least competent in activities that can only be done where the news is happening — such as shooting the photos or video and taping the audio.

Published in: on October 7, 2007 at 8:38 am  Leave a Comment  
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Threats or opportunities

Challenge 1: The Internet and niche media — ’nuff said.

Challenge 2: Journalism jobs going overseas. See here and here. [NOTE: Deleted dead link to Craiglsits ad; March 27, 2009.]

Challenge 3: Automation.

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Published in: on September 26, 2007 at 9:46 am  Comments (1)  
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