The Future of News in the Internet Age – Journalists at the heart of media revolution

Szymon Turcza-Jurczyński, a participant of the 2019 M100 YEJ Workshop, elaborates on his practical experience of introducing innovations into his day-by-day work:

“Journalists entrusted to deliver stories and expain complexity of issues are closer than ever to anyone following the news. People on both sides of this relation are still the most vital element in the process of projecting a credible image and directing the news. This all happens and is visible now not despite, but because of the major technological advances that shift the media sphere in the XXI century and is likely to become even more important in the years to come”.

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Innovative Journalism – Customers’ Demand or Dictated Necessity?

Likan Eristavi, participant of the 2019 M100 YEJ Workshop, on the ongoing battle between the traditional and innovative approaches to journalism:

“If you have always done it that way, it is probably wrong.” These words of Charles Kettering perfectly represent the importance of the innovative approaches in every sphere of life. Journalism is not an exception. Even more, Innovative journalism is the future of journalism. read more Innovative Journalism – Customers’ Demand or Dictated Necessity?

Innovative journalism is a new journalistic language. Why we should speak a modern way?

Anastasia Shkitina, participant of the 2019 M100 YEJ Workshop on the future of mass media:

“In my point of view, innovative journalism is not a short-term adventure but a new language. Returning to the old ways is like returning to the Shakespeare’s or Lomonosov’s writing style. Unquestionably, we should know the classics but we don’t have to communicate using the old school manner. … Innovative journalism tends to be entertaining and this is not a bad characteristic but, on the contrary, a necessity of the 21st century. Therefore, journalists have to use new methods and formats to be in demand and to be effective”.

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The future of journalism: Why traditional media still matter

Viktorya Muradyan, participant of the 2019 M100 YEJ Workshop on the future of mass media:

„Traditional media is not dead. Instead, it is evolving to catch up with the insane rhythm of technological advancements. As consumers and professionals alike, it is up to us to find the perfect equilibrium between credible, ethical and at the same time fast news. In other words, traditional media is like pasta in a restaurant menu“.

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