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Journalists are groups that are important in helping to provide information to the public. The development of communication technology has triggered a concept of Mobile Journalism or MoJo in the journalistic world. This study will show the application of the MoJo concept in the Kosmo Online and Rotikaya news portal that are able to change the working style of journalists from time to time. This study aims to see MoJo trends capable of changing the style of journalists, MoJo skills used among media practitioners and the future of newspaper companies as a result of digital technology. This study used a qualitative method that is through a deep interview with two informants fromboth media organisations. The theory used in this study is the Diffusion of Innovation Theory by Everett Rogers that examines four important elements of social system, time frame, innovation and communication channels. As a result of this research, researchers have found some new findings that are classified according to the theoretical elements applied in the MoJo concept. The findings show that both interviewed media organizations have successfully applied MoJo concepts in journalist working style. MoJo is able to change the style of journalist work from traditional style to modern style by using mobile devices to report the news. This application has helped journalists improve their skills indirectly towards the structure of news writing with the use of technology in delivering news visually. This MoJo has also been delivering the news that there is no obstacle to the gatekeeper where the true information continues to be communicated to the public without restrictions. This explorative study can be the basis of the journalistic field in today is growing digital era.
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