15 July 2013

Journalists should embrace digital skills

Although journalism has put pressure on journalists to gain more digital skills, this is not necessarily a negative thing. With the emergence of the Internet, the industry welcomed a major transformation from print to online and this has steadily accelerated in the past decade. Therefore, it is true that the industry is experiencing upheaval. This is because of the way social media and blogging has altered the way we create and consume information.

As the internet has become accessible by having it on the go: I pads, laptops and smartphones, journalists who embrace a tech savvy streak means they have the ability to reach their readers where ever they are.


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