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Article http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/jhass.2023.02.008

How Societal Change and Developments in Technology Have Driven Changes in Journalism

Yunning Liu

Department of Journalism, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, United Kingdom.

*Corresponding author: Yunning Liu

Published: March 2,2023

Abstract

This article explores the significant transformations that have occurred in the field of journalism due to social and technological advancements. It outlines the shift from traditional journalism, where professional journalists were the sole providers of news, to the integration of user-generated content (UGC), where ordinary citizens play an active role in producing news. The article also discusses the impact of technological advancements on news presentation, with multimedia news in a convergent format providing a more immersive and adaptable experience. The integration of user-generated content and advancements in technology have been deemed necessary for the survival of journalism in a rapidly changing industry, but at the same time raises questions about the professionalism and viability of UGC. Overall, the article highlights the crucial role that social and technological developments have played in shaping the modern media landscape and the ongoing debates about its impact on the quality and credibility of journalism.

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How to cite this paper

How Societal Change and Developments in Technology Have Driven Changes in Journalism

How to cite this paper: Yunning Liu. (2023) How Societal Change and Developments in Technology Have Driven Changes in JournalismJournal of Humanities, Arts and Social Science7(2), 289-292.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/jhass.2023.02.008