Citizen J

The CitizenJ New Journalism Program creates a new way of looking at journalism and news, based upon research developed both overseas and within Australia. The design of the new newsroom tears apart the old news model and rebuilds with a focus on the new generations’ consumption of news. The CitizenJ newsroom design is modelled upon research from ‘Young Thinking’, a project by Chris Sopher, a US journalism associate for the Knight Foundation, which is an organisation that fosters innovative ways to deliver quality journalism. It also funds the Knight Digital Media Centre. Mr Sopher’s research found that younger generations are news grazers; they engage with the news at irregular intervals. With the traditional news system focused on incremental daily or… Read More →