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Ross Gittins: Must We Destroy Journalism in Order to Save It?
There will be more to the survival of quality journalism in an age of digital disruption than just moving it to online platforms and adding a few cyber bells and whistles. The journalism itself will need to change in ways many established journalists won’t like.
In the keynote address of the 2015 New News conference, celebrated business journalist Ross Gittins argues that the willingness of Fairfax and News Corp to embrace a different kind of journalism will determine whether they survive, or have their place taken by new and smaller outfits with no legacy of old ways.