How Traditional Media is Adapting to an Online World
There is no doubt that the online world has perhaps had the greatest impact on the field of news reporting. The idea of a journalist is very different now than 20 years ago. Blogging done by people not trained in journalism, has become part of our world. And while grassroots journalism has captured some of the market, traditional news media has not stood by idle. How has the mainstream news sources adapted to our ever changing idea of journalism? A study by Neil Thompson tries to answer this question.
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