The Rise and Fall of Traditional Journalism, Part 5


When questions about the future of journalism come up, there are generally two driving concerns: what happens to the notion of “news” in an era of ubiquitous communications; and how you, as a writer, get paid. One of the great paradoxes of the information age is that as channels of distribution have proliferated, rates of pay for producing content for those channels have continued to fall. The bad news is that the immediate future is not likely to improve significantly. The good news is that the need for skillful, professional writers will persist in the long term.

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Monday, June 15th, 2009 Uncategorized