Future of news reporting

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Today in Introduction to Mass Communication, we’re doing to talk about social media and future of the news gathering. Links:

Questions for discussion:

  • How have digital technology and the Internet disrupted traditional news media organizations?
  • How have media organizations responded?
  • What is the role of the media in our democracy?
  • What is the driving force behind most media organizations?
  • Are for-profit business models the best way to gather and distribute news?
  • Give some examples of non-profit journalism organizations?
  • What are citizen journalists?

Download writing assignment, due Nov. 21.

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