Monday, August 9, 2010

Let's digest this food for thought

It's the title that first caught my attention, "What have you got to lose?", on an interview with Adam Westbrook, a multimedia journalist from the UK who thinks, lectures and writes about the new age of journalism.

He thinks there's no better time than the present for journalists to become entrepreneurs:

And, to be sure, he's right that the kind of job security that used to exist in journalism, as it did in so many fields, is gone -- as it has disappeared in other industries, too.

Other short YouTube conversations with Westbrook on journalism can be seen here:
It's all food for thought if you're trying to figure out how you want to continue in journalism (or even whether you want to).

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