Do the positives of MOJO outweigh the negatives?

The use of smartphones is heavily changing journalism (MOJO), both in positive and negative ways. Positive Aspects  With this generation’s technological advances, we are able to use our mobiles to do almost anything. We don’t need to have camera equipment. Our phones have voice recorders, cameras, notes and you can buy extras such as microphones […]

Albert Woodfox- 43 years of Solitary confinement for nothing?

The New Yorker profile discusses Albert Woodfox and how he was able to survive solitary. He was in and out of jail for multiple petty crimes. Through being arrested he met people in the Black Panther Party. He was mesmorized saying “It was the first-time I’d ever seen black folk her were not afraid”. At […]

Popping InstaBubbles to open up to the world!

After analysing my personal social media accounts (focusing on Instagram) I was able to see that my main interests are travel, fashion, memes and celebrities. Noticing I don’t use social media platforms for news but rather Newspapers and online sites such as BBC News. I love to travel and so it didn’t surprise me when […]

Journalism in the Digital Age

Can anyone be a journalist? In this modern digital age, yes. People can start a blog, they can use Facebook as a platform, twitter, Instagram etc. This has major effects on news companies and makes it difficult for journalists to make money. Journalists are facing a hard time as a result of their industry is […]

My View on the Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2018

The Reuters Digital News Report of 2018 analyses the current state of digital news, covering topics such as fake news and the trust people have in the news. The report shows many interesting facts however what I considered the most significant is; the effect of fake news on people’s trust in the news, how trust […]