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20th-Century Journalists, Meet 21st-Century Intelligence

Traditional print journalism, it’s hard not to notice, seems to be on its deathbed… at least if you read the opinions of the many and varied pundits of the wired (or should that be wireless?) Web 2.0 world. The once-mighty newspapers are in rapid decline, and journalism doesn’t have quite the cachet – or job security – it used to.

Amid all the hooting and hollering about how much more relevant and timely the Web is, and scattered in among all the propaganda about “citizen journalists” and so forth lies a concern that is largely going unheeded by the young and technologically-hip: What are all the unemployed old-school journalists supposed to do, now?
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Published in: Geekiness, General, Security | on July 9th, 2009 | 1 Comment »