Online Journalism vs. Conventional Journalism

Online journalism is a journalistic activity in the form of preparing, finding facts and data, reporting and publishing by using world wide web (www) as media. Online journalism can not be limited by time and space. Provided there is a PC / laptop/notebook and phone line as the main requirement everyone can access information when and where. Conventional journalism is not much different from online journalism, only the deployment that conventional journalism uses is printed-dimensional media (newspapers, magazines, tabloids) as a medium for disseminating information. In this case, provides information; What distinguishes online journalism from conventional journalism?

The process of finding data in online journalism is not much different from conventional journalism. Only when the journalist has obtained the desired data, an online journalist can directly write and publish it immediately. Soon the information was spread in the community. Unlike the case with a conventional journalist who after he got the data he must return to the office first to write and give it to the editor, still through the stage of editing, layout, and print. Online journalism is not too fixed on the rules of the language used in journalism in general. The language is more relaxed and interactive, but short depending on the character of the author. Conventional news tends to use the standard language rules in accordance with EYD. Online journalism is particularly vulnerable in terms of credibility. Because the online world belongs to everyone so anyone can access and publish the information. People who do not have adequate skills can tell through online journalism. Information on conventional media whose media crew has the skill is sometimes wrong, especially information from online media.