Should digital media be a core subject in Journalism?

Digital content development should be a core subject in Journalism qualifications. Whether digital should be part of anything that resembles producing new media practitioners is no longer debatable. It is imperative for every journalism qualification to include a course in digital media. The advent of cell phones and the Internet has revolutionized news consumption. News is increasingly…

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PART 1: Its an opportunity cost

My point of view Opportunity cost is a word known too well by the masses in the commerce world and by those who take interest in knowing. It is a phrase that reflects the sacrifice of one thing over another. Well the harsh reality of life is that you cannot have it all, something needs…

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Google is always the answer

I am ashamed to say I have added to the masses that did not realise that google had changed their logo this past week. Even more embarrassing is the mere fact that I work in the social media and digital space. How I missed this news?, no idea. I am just guilty! Pardon my frequent…

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To be or not to be on LinkedIn: A $1 million question

I recently went to a job interview where I got asked by my potential employer whether I had a LinkedIn profile or not. The answer I gave was neither a clear "yes" nor a certain  "no".  Truth being that I have an account, but I can’t remember the last time I logged into it. Fortunately…

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