7How to involve and evolve the newsroom

Executive summary

This chapter explores how the newsroom could evolve into a place where knowledge management flourishes. But it looks first at the dangers that rapid news cycles generate, and suggests ways to ensure that news organizations continue to produce quality journalism despite increased speed to market. It then repeats and elaborates on the need for organizations to invest in people through training and education. Much of this book has been based on the notion that leadership is needed to transform news organizations. That is, it urges that change must come from the top. But change will also come from new recruits who are comfortable with digital technology and appreciate its potential. Journalism ...

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