Today’s journalism students are less likely to find full-time jobs as professional journalists. The craft has become ‘post-industrial’, entrepreneurial and atypical.
The Conversation’s best graphs have removed doubt, surprised, and told entire stories.
Journalism is not keeping pace with the evolution of new technologies. Newsrooms need to take advantage of what AI can offer and come up with a new business model.
Humans still have an edge over non-Hollywood AI in several key areas that are essential to journalism, including complex communication, expert thinking, adaptability and creativity.
A new book celebrates the long and rich history of investigative reporting in southern Africa, and highlights some hidden and forgotten gems.
In an age of post-truth, liars and media conglomerates, there are still examples of the press using their power to make social change. We should encourage such work.
Is the news media using data journalism properly?
Data journalism and visualisation can help ordinary citizens understand complex issues in their societies more deeply. And that drives democracy.