ONLINE JOURNALISM

ONLINE JOURNALISM CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES

DEFINITION

 Ken does Photography and video coverage
Ken does Photography and video coverage

• 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.

OPPORTUNITIES
Online News editor
Web designer/manager
 Job creator, for example studio work , video coverage, adverts development

RUKA STUDIO CREATES JOBS EMPLOYING PHOTOGRAPHERS,WEB MANAGERS  AND VIDEO EDOTOR
RUKA STUDIO CREATES JOBS EMPLOYING PHOTOGRAPHERS,WEB MANAGERS AND VIDEO EDITOR

 Networking
 Photographer

 

reflection in the mirror
reflection in the mirror

 Consultant, for example Ultimate media
 Teacher/instructor  for online journalism and Multimedia journalism
 Scholarships
 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

 

 

 

photo editing
photo editing

BARRIERS
 Poor internet connection
 Inadequate capital for example; computers, cameras, recorders etc
 Job Competition
 Long working hours
 Limited skills
 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

 

JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT
JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

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