A journalist with the technical skills to edit and file their own news stories.

Martin Turner, Head of Operations for BBC newsgathering, used the term at the inaugural Goldsmith’s College Future of the News Symposium in reference to the Increasing demands made you journalists to do Their Own Packageediting and filing in the field, in order to cut costs and keep pace with Citizen journalism . [1]

Robohack was also used in the April 2002 issue of New Scientist magazine to refer to an information gathering dog .

  1. Jump up^ Blog account of Martin Turner Presentation


  • “The Future of News Part 2” . Archived from the original on 2007-12-21 . Retrieved 2007-11-29 .