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Published on August 7, 2008

Author: madhavan

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Career Opportunities and Growth Path for Journalists: The Reality : Career Opportunities and Growth Path for Journalists: The Reality Narayanan Madhavan The Big Picture Is Challenging : The Big Picture Is Challenging Journalism in the age of convergence is a mind-boggling mix of technologies, media and practices Media organisations run businesses but are seen as institutions Opportunities exist in TV, print, Internet and corporate communications What is in it for me? : What is in it for me? Ask yourself what you do best and enjoy most Ask what you want to achieve with it---Fame? Fulfillment? Power? Money? Ideals? Learn to learn. On and on… Convergence Or Divergence? : Convergence Or Divergence? Communications media are changing, throwing up options oldies cannot understand. But do you? Wake up to the new, new paper! : Wake up to the new, new paper! Newspapers are multiplying, thanks to literacy and economic growth Supplements and pullouts overtake the “vanilla” paper Competition and demographics are driving variety Vernacular language papers are exploding Magazines multiply, Websites would follow : Magazines multiply, Websites would follow Niche magazines are linked to focused advertising Internet bubble has burst, but vertical Websites are here to stay Convergence will bring them together—globally! Television Is Crumbling… : Television Is Crumbling… Digital technologies are making it cheaper and easier to launch new, narrowly focused channels The rise of cable, broadband and video-on-demand will make it less than a “mass medium” News will become more fluidly defined, and interactive TV is coming It is not your father’s Radio, or grandma’s Print : It is not your father’s Radio, or grandma’s Print Radio is alive, kicking—And global! Print does not mean always mean paper: It means e-zines, bulletins on handsets, blogs and corporate websites Editorial Globalisation Will Happen : Editorial Globalisation Will Happen Outsourcing is happening in media, too! Reuters, IDG….who is next? The Internet Is Chaos : The Internet Is Chaos News.google.com Podcasting RSS feeds Blogs Chats SMS Camera phones “On the Internet, nobody knows you are a dog!” : “On the Internet, nobody knows you are a dog!” Chaos Is Infinite Opportunity : Chaos Is Infinite Opportunity Nowhere in history have we had so many people having access to so much information amid so many media amid so much economic growth Where Do You Want To Be? : Where Do You Want To Be? And Why? And How? When? : And Why? And How? When? Manage yourself, manage your career : Manage yourself, manage your career Consider management degrees Consider specialisation Consider complementary skills Consider different exposures Consider your values and emotions Media Is A Business While Nobody Wants It That Way : Media Is A Business While Nobody Wants It That Way Barons want power Shareholders want money Everybody (almost) wants fame Idealists want change Journos Want It All??? ...but they all (mostly) like talent (nearly all the time!) : ...but they all (mostly) like talent (nearly all the time!) Skills are important Creativity will help you cross hurdles Getting along with people is an asset Expanding your mind is vital Some hard truths : Some hard truths Priorities keep changing The industry is not necessarily fast growing Objectivity is subjective Somebody, somewhere is worried about costs Bosses matter Colleagues natter Lifestyle is tough THERE IS TOO MUCH COMPETITION OUT THERE! Deadlines suck! And Some Good News! : And Some Good News! Proliferation of channels, Websites and publications will continue A good professional is usually in demand Globalisation means more opportunities Growing literacy and economic growth make India red-hot Entrepreneurship is increasingly possible Good Luck! : Good Luck! E-mail: Madhavan.n@gmail.com

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