The past decade or so has seen a massive shift in the way journalism is done. Print journalism is in its decline and even journalistic sites that exist primarily on the web have seen layoffs. This shift has allowed for the growth of entrepreneurial journalism, which has been in an uptick over the past few years, and requires some creativity.
Students from the spring 2019 semester at Brooklyn College in New York, United States have been reporting on entrepreneurial journalism from their perspective, giving a glimpse as to how journalism students view the future of the industry.
Eddy Rodriguez writes, “Entrepreneurial journalists simply see a need in the market and then stake their claim. Then they have to get the word out that the “thing” that has been missing is now available. When the audience responds in droves, if you are lucky, the new business venture is deemed successful.”