What is living and dying in the digital journalism era

What is living and dying in the digital journalism era:

"The internet is no more killing journalism than home taping killed music. The internet is changing journalism, which is frightening for traditional hacks. ... The internet combined with the iPad has actually rejuvenated journalism in many ways. ... There is now a movement in support of long-form articles. Look at Longform.org and continuing growth in the use of apps such as Instapaper. Additionally, services such as Byliner and Amazon’s 'Singles' line are getting writers paid for [both] journalism and comment that are up to the standard of anything that emerged in the 'golden years' of twentieth century newspaper journalism.

When people ... crow that the internet is kicking the hell out of journalism it is in part because their traditional platforms are crumbling. ... If any part of journalism is dying, it’s the part that believes it has an inherent right to live."

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    Jeff Sonderman

    Jeff Sonderman is the deputy director of the American Press Institute, helping to lead its use of research, tools, events, and strategic insights to advance and sustain journalism.


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