Mondli Makhanya | What is the future of news?

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What is the future of news? This is a question that has vexed news organisations the world over during the past two decades. With the rapid march of technology overhauling lifestyles and making it so much easier to access life’s necessities online, the consumption of news has also been affected.

No longer do you wait for the evening television news to find out what the world was up to during the day. Nor do you wait for the top of the hour to tune into the radio news bulletin. The same applies to the print newspaper. News is permanently at your fingertips – literally.

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