Journalism, media, and technology trends and predictions 2021

Year of production: 2021

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The article explores the trends and changes that are expected to influence journalism, publishers, digital advertising and technology at large, especially in the after-math of the COVID-19 pandemic. It looks on specific issues such as, the impact on platforms, publishers and regulation, strategies for engagement, and next generation technologies. The article includes a podcast episode on “What should we expect for journalism in 2021”.


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Nic Newman

Nic Newman is a Senior Research Associate at the Reuters Institute. He is a journalist and digital strategist who played a key role in shaping the BBC's internet services over more than a decade.