17 Oct '11, 8am

From pen to laptop: A S’pore journalist’s journey #Singapore

From pen to laptop: A S’pore journalist’s journey #Singapore

Our blogger reflects on how technology has shaped journalism. (Getty Images) By Seah Chiang Nee I crossed my 51st year as a working journalist recently, a journey that took me from the ball-point pen and typewriter to a high-speed laptop. In a place where journalism isn't too highly regarded, the profession has rarely kept practitioners going for a long period, so I consider it a pretty fair show. As long time former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew once said, most students chose journalism only when they failed to get into any other course. Now, at 71, as I am beginning to feel technologically settled in with the personal computer , I am now told it may be on the way out — with the exit of two large U.S. makers. Making its way in is a new generation of small, mobile gadgets (thank you, Steve Jobs ) that allow a reporter to transmit his story (or video) before putting them back...

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