Are we old? Broadcast journalism in the time of citizen journalism

Thursday 05 May, 2016

Toshiyuki Sato Special Controller of the Japan Broadcasting Corporation NHK, discussed the effect of the internet on journalism at the Radio Asia and Media2020 conference in Beijing.

“There are many ways of defining our jobs, but we are being challenged by the emergence of the internet,” he said.

Looking at the rise of citizen journalism, he cited the Korean news portal OhMyNews as a platform that uses ‘netizens’ to produce content.

India improves journalist murder index

Wednesday 17 December, 2014

As the year 2014 is about to wrap-up, India has improved on its record of protecting journalists, this time with only two journalists’ killings, writes our guest columnist Nava Thakuria (pictured left).

The largest democracy of the globe also supports a robust media fraternity involving a huge number of media persons, many of whom perform their duties with unprecedented threats and limitations, but with all their commitments to the medium.

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