Journalism in the trend towards new media: A sixteen year longitudinal study | Intellect Skip to content
Volume 2, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 2001-0818
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Recent years have witnessed a significant increase in the need for new media faculty in the journalism field. This research aims to identify hiring trends in the context of new media via a longitudinal study of job advertisements for journalism faculty published since 1995, the ‘Year of the Internet’. The study includes a content analysis that focuses on credentials and expectations outlined in the selected advertisements for faculty positions. In particular, this study analysed the requirements for new-media-specific expertise. It attempts to reflect the rapid development and evolution of new media and technologies in the journalism field and its implications.


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