A lot of hand-wringing goes into wondering what the future of journalism will look like? Will digital or multimedia journalism serve readers better than print? What role will social media play in the future? How will so-called citizen journalists and professionals co-exist?
I think we got a glimpse of that future with coverage of the recent pillage by Hurricane Isaac, which battered southeast Louisiana and the coasts of Alabama, Florida, and Mississippi. And that future is bright. It is a future where news is multi-platform, easy to search, and up to the second.
Read the rest of this post at Harvard University’s Nieman Journalism Lab.