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What's Next in Journalism : New-Media Entrepreneurs Tell Their Stories - Simons Margaret

What's Next in Journalism

New-Media Entrepreneurs Tell Their Stories

By: Simons Margaret (Editor)

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For the first time in human history, most people in developed countries are able to publish their news and thoughts to the world within a few minutes of deciding to do so. Meanwhile, the big industrial-scale media organisations are in decline, and at the same time there is a new blog, website, or social-media presence almost every hour. This book takes the temperature of this emerging sector of news media, with a collection of contributions by new-media entrepreneurs from a variety of backgrounds - journalism, IT innovation, social activism, and community work. They talk about hard work, connecting with their audiences, and what just might be a new kind of news ecosystem in which everyone gets to play.

About the Author

Margaret Simons is an award-winning freelance journalist and author with twenty-five years' experience in the media industry. She has written seven books before this one, including two novels. Margaret holds a doctorate in Creative Arts from the University of Technology Sydney, is a senior associate of RMIT University and in 2007 is a visiting fellow at the Institute for Social Research, Swinburne University of Technology.

ISBN: 9781922070531
ISBN-10: 192207053X
Series: Media Chronicles
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Published: 25th September 2013
Publisher: Scribe Publications
Dimensions (cm): 20.8 x 13.6  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 20.8
Edition Number: 1