Journalism is an exciting and challenging career choice. Every day is different, and those in the field have the advantage of learning the news prior to the rest of the public. Individuals with a passion for current events need to be confident and have a natural inclination to ask questions.
The field of journalism has changed dramatically in recent years with the advent of the digital world. Technology has allowed more people to read the news than ever, and news is expected to be presented at a much faster pace. Journalists need to be passionate about presenting facts and willing to do so in a speedy manner. In today's world, those in the field have to be willing to work across a variety of platforms and will likely need to be available at unconventional hours at least some of the time. However, there are few fields that allow individuals to shape public discourse like that of presenting the news. Below is guide on the training needed to become an effective journalist.
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