The ‘us’ in the question above is journalists and, by extension, consumers of journalism. And the answer – despite an apparently busted business model and significant job losses – is, actually, quite a lot.
In my latest column for Journalism.co.uk, I suggest that the web has reinvented the form, that news journalism is in one of its most creative periods ever.
And I propose five innovations that would not have been possible without the internet. In no particular order they are:
1. Interactive infographics
3. The podcast
4. Over-by-over commentaries (yes, really)
5. The blog
I’m pretty sure that’s not the end of the list, so help me write the next five.
You can read the full article here: Five innovations in news journalism, thanks to the web
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