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Articles by Robert Hernandez

“Every aspect of technology has been also influenced by women and people of color — but somehow they get left out of the narrative and excluded from leadership roles.”
“Role up your sleeves, journo industry, because you need to start preparing to lead the next disruption. When it actually hits is nearly irrelevant, because there’s no doubt it will hit.”
“Creative content people are frustrated with the industry and creating their content on their own terms. Sound familiar?”
The USC professor says that even if you don’t see a big role for digital skills in your career, training in the technologies of the web is essential for all journalism students.
USC’s Hernandez says students should bypass the normal route and “hijack your school’s assets to selfishly improve your skills.”
If I can trust you to tell me what’s going on, then I don’t care if you work out of a newsroom or out of your garage.