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Future of Journalism

Impartial Journalism's Enduring Value

Thomas Kent | Posted 06.25.2014 | Media
Thomas Kent

Yet impartial journalism is remarkably resilient, despite the mocking and stereotyping it has endured. There's plenty of room for other models, but it's worth recognizing the value impartiality delivers.

Why the Future of Media and Journalism Really Is Bright

Randy Bennett | Posted 06.18.2014 | Media
Randy Bennett

Data will be at the core of everything media companies do going forward.

I'm A Student Journalist -- And I'm Going To Change The World

Neel Swamy | Posted 06.04.2014 | Teen
Neel Swamy

As both a writer and human being, I refuse to stay quiet and allow this malignant lie to flow through the ears and lips of the American population. Because the truth of the matter is that journalism is not dying. It's just changing.

Federal Shield Bill: A New Hope for Old Media

Brad Chase | Posted 06.03.2014 | Media
Brad Chase

A federal media shield bill is moving to the Senate floor and neither political party is happy. Conservative hawks are calling it another White House distraction from a failed foreign policy. Free speech advocates decry the government licensing of journalists.

What Forbes' 30 Under 30 Media Lists Tells Us About the Future of Journalism

Stephanie Yang | Posted 04.12.2014 | College
Stephanie Yang

Back in 2011, the exclusive list was riddled with the titles: writer, editor, producer, reporter, correspondent. But by 2013, 19 out of the 30 spots were entrepreneurs -- founders or cofounders of their own companies.

I Won't Give Up On My Journalism Dream

Taylor Blatchford | Posted 04.02.2014 | Teen
Taylor Blatchford

As the co­-editor-­in-­chief of my high school's journalism program and a soon­-to-­be college journalism major, by far the most common question I'm asked is "Isn't journalism dying? How are you going to get a job?" This is my answer: Journalism is not dying. It's evolving.

How Much Is Too Much to Sacrifice?

Leah McGrath Goodman | Posted 09.16.2013 | TED Weekends
Leah McGrath Goodman

Should journalists have to sacrifice their rights to liberty and freedom of movement; to safety and privacy; to even their own identities and lives?

The Times They Are a Changin'

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D. | Posted 11.04.2013 | Media
Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.

I'm coming to this realization late. I've heard the complaints for decades - the paper "of record" is biased. No one claimed that The New York Times was empty and ridiculous like Fox "news."

Journalism in a New Era

Elizabeth Filippouli | Posted 11.04.2013 | Media
Elizabeth Filippouli

Innovation has always been a key factor for company growth. But never as important as now, with the internet disrupting so many old habits and well established business models.

Bezos, Heraclitus and the Hybrid Future of Journalism

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.14.2013 | Media
Arianna Huffington

The future will definitely be a hybrid one, combining the best practices of traditional journalism with the best tools available to the digital world. Jeff Bezos has already changed the definition of what retail is; our definition of what constitutes news could use the same level of rethinking.

Sneak Peek: HuffPost Brings Real Time Collaboration to the Newsroom

John Pavley | Posted 10.11.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

If you're a regular reader of the Huffington Post you might not have given much thought to the technology behind the news articles that you read, share and comment upon on our site. Since 2005 the tech team at HuffPost has been working hand-in-glove with our editors to create the ultimate digital content delivery system.

Gawker Must Not Know What Journalism Is: A Different Take on the Role of J-schools

Gabrielle Canon | Posted 09.21.2013 | Media
Gabrielle Canon

I think a critique of J-schools is warranted. Student debt is crippling, and there aren't as many professional opportunities available in journalism. This is why these institutions must rise to the challenge and offer more than basic training or techniques for typing on the Internet.

A Whole New Kind of Journalism? A Dissenting View

Thomas Kent | Posted 09.16.2013 | Media
Thomas Kent

Is journalism as we know it on its last legs? Some think so. But the evidence is not convincing.

Why Women Journalists Are Still Underrepresented In The Newsroom

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.17.2013 | Women

Fifty years ago, it was almost impossible to find a female journalist in most testosterone-filled news organizations. And while the field has diversif...

Rising Stars You Should Watch In Social Media & Journalism

Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.17.2013 | Technology
Craig Kanalley

These are the Millennials. They grew up with computers, instant messaging on AIM, using Facebook in school, they're not afraid to communicate in GIFs or acronyms, and they're poised to do great things in the future. That's why they're worth watching. And that's why I thought I'd put together a list of them.

Re-imagining Journalism in The Wired City

Rory O'Connor | Posted 06.24.2013 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Dan Kennedy's The Wired City asks, and answers, an important question: Does the digital information revolution presage the end of news, or simply the end of newspapers?

Digital Dystopia

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.12.2013 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Why all the naysaying and doomsday predictions? The digital information revolution has already greatly democratized media and commerce. Why can't it next democratize democracy itself?

BuzzFeed, Andrew Sullivan And The Future Of Making Money In Journalism | Posted 03.06.2013 | Media

At first blush, they would seem to have nothing to do with one another....

Leading Voice for Public Media Retires From Channel 12

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.25.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Could public funding save journalism? Wick Rowland, who is stepping down in March as President of Colorado Public Television, says a reasonable model to support thoughtful journalism is to provide more public funds for it.

Our Democracy Is Only as Strong as Our Press

Carnegie Corporation of New York | Posted 02.06.2013 | Media
Carnegie Corporation of New York

Many have despaired over the perceived decline of journalism. But I see many reasons for hope. In our new digital environment, what endures is the need for excellence, knowledge and integrity from a free press who helps people become good citizens.

The Rise of the Renaissance Reporter

Gillian Frew | Posted 12.08.2012 | Media
Gillian Frew

Nowadays, the ability to multitask is a prerequisite for almost any new job in the industry.

Where Did We Go Wrong?

Keith Brown | Posted 11.21.2012 | Media
Keith Brown

The cult of opinion has overtaken what's left of the empty shell of respectability that my profession once enjoyed, and even that is rife with inaccuracy, omission or outright lies.

College Students and the Future of Journalism

Uloop | Posted 09.29.2012 | College

Social media is on the rise, with the Internet leading the future of journalism, effecting the current state of the consumption of journalism.

Media Educators and the Shift, Not Shaft

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 08.18.2012 | Media
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

During that era, journalism programs were struggling to keep pace with major technological shifts; at my school, they suspended admission of broadcasting majors while they made changes. We adapted to the shift rather than take a "we've gotten the shaft" view.

Warren Buffett and the Future of Journalism

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 07.17.2012 | Education
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

The Berkshire Hathaway offer to buy the Media General newspaper chain should offer the industry a shot of long-term optimism. Buffett expects a profitable future for newspapers during the next couple of decades.