Jetsons news future

Partners, funders, collaborators needed to bring futurists to news industry

By Steve Outing

What if the news industry had hired futurists to scan the technology and social horizons back in the late 1990s and early 2000s? Perhaps with some long-range thinking and foresight injected into news organizations’ decision-making, the industry wouldn’t be such a mess as it is today. Perhaps thousands of journalists would not have been laid off by traditional news outlets.

It’s not too late, as the quick-to-view presentation below makes clear. …

If you share this vision of the future — that crafting a positive future for news and journalism requires an element that’s been missing, the professional media futurists — please get in touch with Steve Outing, who’s working to turn this into reality. You can also call him at 303-834-7810.

Author: Steve Outing Steve Outing is a Boulder, Colorado-based media futurist, digital-news innovator, consultant, journalist, and educator. ... Need assistance with media-company future strategy? Get in touch with Steve!