Toshiyuki Sato

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.

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