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7. ISMJ 2022

Targeted

1531 journalists have been killed since 1993, according to UNESCO. The number of violent attacks against journalists – online and offline – is rising.

The safety of journalists has various angles, including the physical, psycho-social, digital, and legal aspects. The challenges vary per context.

There is not a single report worth of human life, but as a journalist, you can not hide all the time, you have to report. But where is the line between being too reckless or too cautious?Read More »Targeted

woman working with multiple screens posting content on social media with cms

Hashtagifying media

When you click on this article, you choose one piece of content out of an infinite amount. You live in a digitalized era with an overflow of information.

To attract your attention, news producers must rethink their content to fit search engines and social media, often with little or no financial return.

Digitalization has transformed the news. Consumption, distribution, and production have altered fundamentally. This poses challenges to journalism as we know it but also new opportunities.

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Holy sheet – How paper became a matter of survival for the printing press.

For decades the media community has been debating the future of print media. Is it necessary? And more importantly, will it survive under the pressure of digitalization?

And while there are still no answers to these questions, a new wave of challenges are rolling in on print media – prices for printing paper are growing exponentially. There are different ways to survive this crisis and each of them is risky and painful in their own way.

We researched the issue and asked experts and news editors what path they plan to take.

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