Each year, we ask some of the smartest people in journalism and digital media what they think is coming in the next 12 months. Here’s what they had to say.And many, many more.
“In 2019, horizontal scrollytelling will feel stale and old. Vertical Storys will be all the rage.”
The rise of vertical storytelling
“Much of the news currently published online is simply not worth paying for. Some of it is hardly worth our fleeting attention, let alone hard-earned cash.”
Rasmus Kleis Nielsen, A long, slow slog, with no one coming to the rescue
“Having basic data skills should be exactly as exciting as being able to send an email or make a phone call. Only then will data journalists lose their unicorn status, allowing the field of data journalism to simply disappear in the field of journalism.”
Winny de Jong, Data journalism goes undercover
“Some public-minded publications are beginning to sound like an NPR station during pledge week: An increasing amount of the work they produce seems to be about how important and vital it is that they continue to produce work.”
Journalism doesn’t fit well in a funnel
Here are last year's predictions.