Monday, February 22, 2016

What is Journalism

What is journalism? Journalism is news. Journalism is everywhere we go from the billboard on the high way to the gossip on the internet. You can not hide from journalism, news will get to you some how.

You can find journalism everywhere, News stations on TV, news on the radio, on the internet, in a news paper, etc... There is news from tragic events to your favorite sports teams and players winning. You will find new and journalism everywhere you go. You can not avoid it. Even with out TV and the internet people will some how find a way to get news to you.

With out journalism nobody would know what is going on in the world. You wouldn't here about the terrorist attacks, harmful diseases and important things you need to know. Journalism is a very important thing and it is used every where.

Now that technology is as advanced as it is, news got easier to get to people. We have WiFi and data to reach our phones, tablets, and computers so we can be traveling and get our news. We have very fast communication. Once something happens its a matter of minutes before the rest of the world hears about it. We have much better technology to detect harmful weather into the future so we are able to prepare. Weather is one thing that has to get reported in the news. It allows us to communicate to the public to tell if dangerous weather is coming, tell farmers when to plant or harvest, to when it would be a good day to go outside. Technology is huge in journalism. With out technology journalism would take a long time to reach around the world and even local areas.

There are many types of journalism; there is photojournalism which is news through pictures. There is broadcast journalism through radio and television. Yellow journalism is when it's a rumor or exaggerated. There is 11 different well known forms of journalism. There is

  • Advocacy journalism
  • Broadcast journalism
  • Citizen journalism
  • Drone journalism
  • Gonzo journalism
  • Photojournalism
  • Sensor journalism
  • Tabloid journalism
  • Yellow journalism (or sensationalism) claims or rumours.
There many ways journalism effects you and how you need it. Journalism is one of the most important things in the world. We need to know what is going on around the world so we can either help or prepare. 

One of the biggest way of journalism is on your phone and computer on social media. A lot of people in the world use social media where you can connect with the rest of the world and see what is going on. Social media plays a huge role on journalism. It is the biggest news operation getting news to millions on millions of people around the world.

Journalism is the biggest thing in the world and it is inevitable, you can not hide from it. Journalism is life.