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Joyce Smith, associate professor at Ryerson University’s School of Journalism.
Os desafios são grandes,por isso é necessário preparar melhor os jornalistas do futuro. Leiam este artigo para perceber o que se está a fazer no Canadá nesse sentido.
The challenge is huge,so it is necessary to prepare well the journalists of the future. Read this article to understand how they are doing it in Canada.
“If the medium of a different generation of journalism students was the newspaper or the six o’clock newscast, for this generation it’s online,” says Mike Gasher, director and associate professor in the department of journalism at Concordia University in Montreal.
As industry demands change, it’s time to bid farewell to the image of a pencil and pad-toting reporter, he says.
“We all perceive online journalism as the future What we’re all waiting for is people, especially in Canada, to start making money off of their online news operations, for online advertising to become a serious revenue source, and I think you’re going to see an explosion.”
The expansion of the Internet as a platform for journalism is a mixed blessing for those in the media industry — on one hand, it provides a wider audience and easier access to information (where would today’s reporter be without Google’s search engine?), yet forging into the new online world also increases pressure for professionals to be more versatile and resourceful.(…)