Technology journalism is the activity, or product, of journalists engaged in the preparation of written, visual, or audio material intended for dissemination through public media, focusing on technology related subjects. Technology journalism includes journalists genres such as news, reports, analysis about a wide variety of topics, including communications technologies, the Internet, social media, the IT industry, scientific research, robotics, and laws and policy regarding the digital world. A common genre of technology journalism are product reviews, where the journalist experiments and gives his opinion about a specific device, often accompanied by a score.
As a job function, technology journalists write for consumers who are interested in things like smartphone, tablets, gaming consoles. The other part of technology journalism is enterprise technology, which talks about how businesses leverage new technologies for business gains. Technology journalists usually interviews experts on various fields like mobility, analytics, cloud computing, open source, etc. and share insights with their audience.