Friday, April 30, 2010

Multimedia Journalism for High School?

Adobe CS5 offers significant improvements to some programs high school students are already using: InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects. The continuing buzz for multimedia journalism may represent more than a potential replacement for print journalism; this blended media appears to be a preview of the exciting future that's already here.

In the past two years, I have been following the emerging technologies in the field of journalism fairly closely. For this post, I have assembled a brief but comprehensive snapshot below of what I have found. Clicking on any of these links will take you to the exact content as described. For utmost security, you may also copy and paste the links into your web browser and go from there.

This link will take you directly to a brief description of some changes Adobe CS5 has to offer:

This 2009 article talks about how some print journalists are saving their jobs by adapting to online media:

This 2009 article explains why Sam Donaldson supports a Multimedia Journalism Degree being offered at The University of Texas in El Paso (UTEP):

This 2010 article painfully details how magazines are struggling to make ends meet since advertisers are seeking less representation on their print pages:

This 2010 article explains how and why a new pay wall will help The New York Times earn income from avid online readers:

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