journalistic work

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full title: Journalistic work: A profession under pressure?
authors: Tamara Witschge & Gunnar Nygren
year of publication: 2009
published in: Journal of Media Business Studies

keywords: professions, professional identity, roles, skills, autonomy

a profession under pressure?

This article explores how the changing nature of journalistic work and organization are affecting the profession, the way it is perceived by personnel, the roles played by journalists, and autonomy of journalists. It finds that the technical and economic changes are disrupting the established professional status, roles, and practices of journalists, removing professional control that previously existed.

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