Transformation of Newspaper Journalists to Civic Journalists in Thailand in Convergent Media Age

Authors

รศ.ดร.อุษา บิ้กกิ้นส์, นายสุชาติ ศรีตะมา

Published

วารสารนิเทศศาสตร์ปริทัศน์

Abstract

Key findings were 1) Traditional newspapers have integrated with new media to become convergent media in order to differentiate their contents from alternative media as well as to maintain readers. 2) Newspaper journalists have adopted themselves to become convergent journalists and changed their routine working and personal traits in response the change of media landscape. 3) Newspaper journalists transformed themselves to civic journalists, meaning that they played greater role as civilians in raising problems and helping community solve problems. 4) A civic journalism model demonstrated that civic journalists worked closer with citizens and focused more on investigative and interpretative news on public problems and applicable journalism proficiencies.

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