Future of journalism

The tectonic turn of the news media away from advertising

The media business switched from ad revenue to reader revenue circa 2014. No longer being the ‘corporate media’, the media started seeking support from the ‘donating audience’, providing not news but rather news validation to comply with the demands of… Read More ›

Robo-journalism: the third threat

A tie between cyber journalists and bio-journalists has already occurred. – Three threats to journalism. – News story on earthquake and tectonic shifts. – Generative journalism. – Two arguments about “robots’ incapability”. – Road map for robot journalism. – Forecasts… Read More ›

End of story and history

Mysterious symbol “-30-”: how the end of newspaper story ends the history of newspapers The shutdown of two of the oldest Canadian newspapers on the last Friday of January, 2016, was accompanied by mystical coincidences. Not only were the newspapers… Read More ›

Three threats to journalism

Read the full article Classical journalism is being forced out by: – Guerrilla Journalism, driven by the Viral Editor; – Brand Journalism, driven by content marketing; – Robot Journalism, driven by news algorithms; The third threat, Robot Journalism, poses the… Read More ›