Adam Ostrow, Chief Strategy Officer at Mashable, on the Future of Journalism

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“A journalist now has the ability to become their own brand. Journalists who are savvy know how to build a following online, know how to create influence online, ultimately breaking down distribution platforms for content. So I think the traditional positions of print media jobs are starting to go away. Journalists who think entrepreneurally are at an advantage and have a lot of opportunities going forward.”

This post has been adapted from an article that appears in MISC Winter 2014, The Balance Issue  

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Jamie Farshchi

Jamie Farshchi is managing editor, digital for miscmagazine.com and senior editor for MISC. She is based in Toronto, Canada.