ONLINE JOURNALISM CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES
• Online journalism distributes information on internet.
• It has been facilitated by the digital revolution.
• Online journalism also referred to as digital journalism.
• Distribution of content can be easily got on mobile phones, personal computers, etc.
Therefore access to information has been eased by online journalism especially through interaction and sharing information.
Consultant, for example Ultimate media
Teacher/instructor for online journalism and Multimedia journalism
Available on different platforms e.g youtube.com, soundcloud.com, flickr.com, infograph.com, googlemap.com
Computer/internet skills ,due to research and wide reading
Poor internet connection
Inadequate capital for example; computers, cameras, recorders etc
Long working hours
Limited market, in Uganda most people must buy data to access the internet
Poor attitude and lack of appreciation of online journalism services by both media houses and the audience/public