Futures of Journalism Profession: Scenario Analyses of Innovation Journalism Based on Critical Drivers in the Today’s Media World

Jari Kaivo-oja, PhD, Research Director, Finland Futures Research Centre, Turku School of Economics, Finland

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Journalism is a key profession in the modern information societies. In recent years, many new drivers have emerged and fundamentally changed the role of traditional "old-school" journalism. The professional requirements of journalism are in a process of complex tensions. This article analyses the futures of journalism as a profession from different perspectives, relevant for the futures of journalism profession...

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Innovation Journalism: A French perspective

Matthieu LARDEAU, PhD candidate, ESSEC Business School, France & Visiting Scholar, SCANCOR, Stanford U., CA

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Presented as the intuitive name for journalism covering innovation, Innovation Journalism concerns primarily (but not only) innovation in technology and management (besides political and social issues among other). According to David Nordfors, InJo basically covers technical, business, legal and political aspects of innovations and innovation systems to enhance the public debate through better common knowledge and understanding of innovation issues. So in democratic industrial economies, journalism dedicated to covering innovation should be key...

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