For our 10th annual, we wanted to do something different for our lunchtime keynote — and we delivered.
Ten longtime Klein News Innovation Camp attendees each gave one big, bold prediction for the next decade in journalism.
Find the presentation format here. Find the tweet thread of these here.
In the next 10 years….
- We’ll see journalism produced by organizations with entirely different business models: Christopher Wink, Technical.ly
- We’ll witness the death of Twitter: Jess Estepa, USA Today
- Photographers will be more valuable than writers for reader engagement: Dave Cole, Wall Street Journal
- We’ve witnessed the last generation of news consumers who will expect objectivity. Emily McManus, TED
- News organizations will grapple with the coordinated harassment of their teams or the most challenging work will go undone: Chris Grant, Vox Media
- Place will matter more, not less, for news organizations in a web-connected world: Andre Natta, Lenfest Institute
- Newsrooms will be challenged by how we leverage user data to interact with readers, balancing both personalization and ads: Aram Zucker-Scharff, Washington Post
- Facebook and Google will no longer be the two biggest traffic sources for publications: Sean Blanda, InVision
- Newsrooms will look more like the communities they serve. Or they will fail: Bobbi Booker, WRTI
- News consumers will hold journalists more accountable to report without hurting people: Jim MacMillan, Temple University