Entrepreneurial Journalism

The term entrepreneurial journalism is used to describe a kind of journalism practiced in response to changing fortunes in the commercial newspaper business. Set in motion by an economic downturn coupled with the rise of digital news in the 21st century, entrepreneurial journalism is a response to help sustain both the business and reporting sides of journalism. The practice and approach to entrepreneurial journalism calls for innovative and creative ways to navigate and solve revenue disparities in a media ecosystem shifting from advertising-supported print products to online publishing. This type of journalism is practiced by those whose jobs in the newspaper business were impacted by a decline in advertising support coupled with audiences moving to free online platforms to get news and information. Many newspapers ...

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