Reuters Institute Digital News Report

The author is grateful for the input of 143 digital leaders from 24 countries who responded to a survey around the key challenges and opportunities in the year ahead. Respondents came from some of the world’s leading traditional media companies as well as new digital born organisations. Survey input and answers helped guide some of the themes in this reports and data has been used throughout.

The Coronavirus pandemic has affected the overall Indonesian economy, and media have suffered primarily through a loss of advertising revenue. As companies in the private sector cut their marketing budgets, local governments stepped up their spending on media, especially in the provinces. Most ministries allocated funds to promote their activities through the purchase of advertising, thus helping to keep media businesses afloat. Two newspapers – Koran Tempo and Indo Pos, the national edition of the Jawa Pos – stopped publishing print editions in 2020, and Suara Pembaruan stopped its print edition in February 2021.

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Participants were selected because they held senior positions in traditional or digital born publishing companies and were responsible for aspects of digital strategy. Job titles included Editor in Chief, CEO, Head of Digital, Chief Product Officer, Director of Video etc. See also Charlie, Tempo and a range of other apps looking to organise your life in a context aware way. Is a new group video chat from the creators of Meerkat, the pioneering live streaming app. Part of its appeal lies in its simplicity – people indicate that they are available to chat – but it is also independent of giants like Facebook and Google which adds extra credibility. ”We want to create an ecosystem for the fashion designers and software designers to come together,” says project lead Ivan Poupyrev said.

  • Now these technologies are coming to computers with the Touch ID on the MacBook Pro and facial recognition available on PCs with Windows Hello and the appropriate 3D imaging cameras.
  • Google Instant (see yesterday’s post) has really turned the world upside down and even prompted some people to ask, ‘is SEO dead’.
  • “It’s important to better assess how social media is evolving,” he says, in order understand how it might be possible to reconfigure it.
  • The promises of artificial intelligence have long been discussed; but tech leaders and research firms are now proclaiming that AI has a serious near-term future for businesses.

This doesn’t mean that there isn’t space for new ideas, he says, “but general media properties, even those focused on the desirable millennial demographic will struggle to get more funding”. In the United States, almost all the growth (99%) in digital advertising went to Google or Facebook between the third quarter of 2015 and the same period in 2016. Publishers ended the year desperately trying to work out how they can make money as we move faster than ever from print saliraganar.com to digital and from an internet of websites to an internet of smartphone apps and social platforms. Graduating with a digital news and media degree will enable you to explore a career in lots of different industries. Media and journalism skills are particularly sought after in the areas of journalism, publishing, public relations and marketing. Additionally, as data becomes ever more important, business is always on the lookout for those who can make the numbers sing.

Journalism, Media and Technology Predictions 2017

Google Instant (see yesterday’s post) has really turned the world upside down and even prompted some people to ask, ‘is SEO dead’. Nic was a founding member of the BBC News Website, leading international coverage as World Editor (1997–2001). As Head of Product Development he led digital teams, developing websites, mobile, and interactive TV applications for all BBC Journalism sites. What we will do with the extra bandwidth is still unclear but it’s expected to serve as the foundation for other hot trends, from self-driving cars to the Internet of Things. Improved reliability across 5G networks will be a pre-requisite for applications such as remote surgical operations, autonomous military drones, or the maintenance of critical business systems. Fifth generation wireless technologies are still a few years away but the first commercial trials get underway this year.