Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Penplusbytes Launches E-book; Survival Strategies and Ideas for Newsroom

ACCRA, Mar. 21, 2016- In a bid to map trends in the dynamics of global newsroom technologies and strategies, Penplusbytes, the Pan-African leader in deploying new digital tools in enhancing the work of journalists and the media, is pleased to announce the release of its latest book, titled "Survival Strategies and Ideas for Newsroom.”

This book is the outcome of informed perspectives on the application of new digital technologies in the newsroom by a team of astute industry players. It summarily provides insight into the "future of news" by highlighting current and future trends needed to stay relevant in today's news generation and dissemination process.

In many ways, Survival Strategies and Ideas for Newsroom is a reflection of the changes that characterize today’s global news business. 

As a foreword to the book, Kenneth Ashigbey, Managing Director of Graphic Communications Group Ltd wrote that,

“This book is intended as a bird eye view of trends, new development and insights shaping the future of news.  It offers a quick yet critical insight to guide the mastery of managing newsroom and is coming at important time for a lot of media houses and journalists since they are thinking about future of news and their role in this fast changing landscape.”
In this book, global media and technology experts explore an array of dynamic shifts aimed at providing media actors in Ghana and beyond a critical view of what modern news production and dissemination trends are with topics that include wearables technologies, the place of newspaper in a technology driven space, key trends in the newsroom and Ghana's place on the Global stage of Digital Media. 

Digital copies are available online for download at www.penplusbytes.org/publications.



Penplusbytes is a not-for-profit organization driving change through innovations in three key areas: using new digital technologies to enable good governance and accountability, new media and innovations, and driving oversight for effective utilisation of mining, oil and gas revenue and resources.

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