Text topic: Contemporary Journalism - Trends
Text author: Веселин Кљајић
World economy crisis, as well as the global technological and media changes, made tectonical disorder mostly in print media. For some time now, there is a question of their psychical survival. News magazines are on the hit, as their recent rolls are now taken by daily newspapers. There is a consent on social – economic and technological challenges that Serbian press has to answer, but the question – what to do with news magazines and what further, remains open. The same is with interpretation. This article is trying to find answers in journalistic documentary forms which are more and more present and which are continuation of positive journalistic interpretative evolution, through proof of necessity of bigger presence of documentary forms as specific segment of investigative journalism. Besides theoretical considerations and definitions of the most common genres, this paper, based on case study of three news magazines with biggest circulation: Vreme, NIN and Pečat, shows results of research and provides directions/recommendations for comeback of credibility and quality of referent information-political weekly news press in Serbia.