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The futures of journalism (science-fiction edition)

By Steve Outing

What does the future hold for journalism and the news business? Will there be journalists in space? Will journalist-hackers roam the wilds of future internets? Will the world even need news professionals in a future of ubiquitous shared data and artificial intelligence?

Reading or viewing science fiction offers some (conjectural) answers to those questions and more. In part 2 of this series, let’s consider what authors and scriptwriters foresee for how the news will be gathered in the future.

Looking for part 1? Click here.

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!