25 minutes | Jan 17, 2019

04: The future of journalism in focus – Lawrie Zion

Journalism has undergone a major shift in the last couple of decades, with a shrinking number of full-time journalists and a diversifying digital media landscape. Lawrie Zion is Professor of Journalism and Director of the Transforming Human Society Research Focus Area at La Trobe University. He leads the ARC-funded New Beats project which is examining journalism job loss in the era of digital disruption. In this episode of Research in Focus, Lawrie chats with Lauren Gawne about the New Beats project and how journalists are coping with career change. For more on Lawrie’s research: https://scholars.latrobe.edu.au/display/lzion Research in Focus is a La Trobe University podcast, produced by Lawrie Zion and Lauren Gawne. Support for this podcast comes from La Trobe University’s Transforming Human Societies Research Focus Area. This podcast is edited by Max Robins and hosted by Upstart. Music is Bright Future by Silent Partner. Recorded November 27th, 2018.
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