Is journalism dead?

A while ago on Quora somebody asked the question “Is journalism dead?” with the perhaps more realistic subheading “Is journalism a dying field?” This got me thinking about how journalism has changed in the last few years. Answer below:

As someone who has worked on both the editorial and commercial sides of news organisations, I would say that journalism is far from dead. What we are seeing is a change in the way that journalists operate, a change in how we pay for them and a change in public perception about what they do.
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