Careers in Journalism Journalism is one of the most important vocations. Not only do journalists report news, but are also responsible for searching out new stories that might impact the larger society. They are also responsible for shaping opinions and perceptions about important social issues. From the local to the national level, journalists play a key role in shaping public opinions and perceptions. Journalism has seen a radical change especially in both print and visual medium over the years. There is an intense competition for increased readership and viewership in the print and the visual media of journalism respectively. Both these journalists have to battle the daily stresses of work and life in order to produce relevant results. The job is stressful and may involve very high workloads in order to meet tight deadlines. This vocation requires passion and complete dedication from an individual if he desires to excel in thisREAD MORE