PSST: Some Good News About Journalism for a Change?*

PSST: Some Good News About Journalism for a Change?*

Journalism has never been as easy as it looks. One day in 1940s, Los Angeles newspaper reporters were riveted by a report that came crackling over the police radio. A headless torso had just been found outside the city, in a gravel pit! Competing reporters from the...
The Gerbaud conversation: finding nutrition in news?

The Gerbaud conversation: finding nutrition in news?

If everyone is now a journalist, thanks to mobile media tools, how can consumers create a nutritious news diet for themselves? How can they sort out what reality is captured and what is constructed and therefore presumably less authentic? This was the question we were...
Reversing the Trend Away from Journalism

Reversing the Trend Away from Journalism

Published in the January 2005 issue of Nieman Reports Magazine. Journalism will survive, but it might appear in the form of Web sites designed for people who want to check in on the real news when they don’t get the jokes on the Jon Stewart’s “Daily Show.” It is...