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International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology, 2023, 5(6); doi: 10.25236/IJFS.2023.050603.

Technological Advances Affect Journalists' Reporting Styles


Qiaomu Yang

Corresponding Author:
Qiaomu Yang

Media College of Xinyang Normal University, Xinyang, Henan, China


This study focuses on exploring how journalists' reporting style is affected by the continuous development of emerging technologies. This paper analyzes how journalists' reporting styles are affected by technological advances by analyzing four reporting styles in the digital domain. On the other hand, it also puts forward new requirements for current journalists to constantly learn and have digital skills. From a macro point of view, the change in reporting methods also positively impacts current journalism and journalists. For example, in data journalism, journalists introduce different data to support the validity of the news. It enables readers to understand important information about the content of the news, based on the fact that data is added to support the news. At the level of narrative journalism style, journalists are increasingly using news stories to attract readers and expose them to real news sources. In the case of interactive journalism, this style of journalism (such as news games) has been shown to help journalists run news stories smoothly and meet the needs of readers. In inverted pyramid journalism, some journalists stick to this style, for the obvious reason that it allows readers to get to key news content in a concise and clear way. This is undoubtedly positive.


Technological development, Reporting Style, Data journalism, Affect

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Qiaomu Yang. Technological Advances Affect Journalists' Reporting Styles. International Journal of Frontiers in Sociology (2023), Vol. 5, Issue 6: 9-12. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJFS.2023.050603.


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