Innovation Journalism

Innovation journalism (InJo) is journalism covering innovations. It refers to journalism that focuses on reporting how innovations happen in societies, and emphasizes the importance of providing precise language and illustrative narratives that enable public discussions about new technological trends and their social implications. In addition, InJo has a future orientation and an objective of using new digital tools for journalistic storytelling. InJo as a reform movement was in its heyday from 2004 to 2011.

Horizontal Approach

To understand innovation processes, a journalist needs to draw knowledge from several different special fields such as technology, economics, politics, science, culture, and law. In this respect, InJo challenges traditional news beat systems. It aims at producing thought-provoking and critical journalism about complex topics such as nanoscience, laser technology, the Internet ...

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