The Rise And Fall Of Traditional Journalism

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Journalism is gathering, processing, and dissemination of news, and information related to news, to an audience. The word applies to the method of inquiring for news, the literary style which is used to disseminate it, and the activity (professional or not) of journalism.

With the invention of complicated printing technology in the 1870s, photographic images were possibly created for the reproduction in newspapers and magazines.

Then a hundred years later, the newspaper industry reached its apex in the 1970s, and that it has, in fact, been in decline ever since. According to Kurt Cagle in his The Rise and Fall of Traditional Journalism, there were three main factors for the decline.

“One factor was the diminishing costs of video
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In fact, the digitisation is one of the main motivations behind the the transformation of journalism, including news values, professional ethics, newsroom administration and working environment. The Mapping digital media research indicates that the digital media not only changed the news expression in developed countries, but also influenced the way journalists worked in emerging markets. Digital media brings opportunities as well as risks and challenges to the news.
How does the Internet affect the Paper Journalism
The effect on news report from the internet is regarded as the strongest evidence that this is a revolutionary technique. News editors and the authorities observed by the journalists and editors are no longer the secret keepers of information, which is because the costs of distribution have been almost decreased to zero.

Before a story published, the procedure has been changed as well. The Internet has been globalised and the information is available to the world. So is to the reporters and journalists. They can find the diverse perspectives and the background and context provided by the web from which more and more stories are coming
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