Fathm Predictions for 2021

Ally Lee-Dudley
Dec 16, 2020 · 8 min read

2020 has seen widespread uncertainty and disruption to newsrooms, but also momentous innovation and adaptation.

We invited Fathm’s team of expert Associates to offer their insights into what might be next for news and journalism. Here they share their predictions for misinformation and fact checking, audience engagement, news as a service, direct publishing, and the newsroom of the future.

Misinformation and Fact Checking

John Crowley, Fathm Associate, Editor, and Consultant, @mrjohncrowley
Pamposh Raina, Fathm Associate and Writer, Reporter, and Editor
Eoghan Sweeney, Fathm Associate, Trainer, and Founder of OSINT Essentials, @buileshuibhne

Audience

Yusof Abdul-Rahman, Fathm Associate, Journalist, and Consultant
Penny Riordan, Fathm Associate and Audience Engagement Consultant, @PennyRiordan1

News as Service

Laura Oliver, Fathm Associate and Freelance Journalist, @lauraoliver
Laurens Vreekamp, Fathm Associate, Journalism Trainer, and Design Thinker, @campodipace

Direct Publishing

Fergus Bell, Fathm CEO and Co-founder, @Fathmco

Newsroom of the Future

Laurens Vreekamp, Fathm Associate, Journalism Trainer, and Design Thinker, @campodipace
Andrew Mills, Fathm Associate, Jumpline Co-founder, and Journalism Educator, @andmills
Eoghan Sweeney, Fathm Associate, Trainer, and Founder of OSINT Essentials, @buileshuibhne
Laurens Vreekamp, Fathm Associate, Journalism Trainer, and Design Thinker, @campodipace
Tom Trewinnard, Fathm COO and Co-founder, @fathmco

Perhaps you have your own ideas about what we will see in 2021; we’d love to hear them so please do share them in the comments. If your vision of 2021 involves working with Fathm then get in touch.

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