Public Journalism

Public journalism may mean:

  • Citizen journalism, journalism as practiced by non-professionals
  • Civic journalism, a brand of politically engaged journalism practiced by certain news organizations

Other articles related to "journalism, public journalism, public":

Key Proponents of Civic Journalism
... David Mathews, president of the Kettering Foundation and a supporter of civic journalism states that, "when people are in the business of making choices ... Jay Rosen, a journalism professor at New York University, is one of the earliest proponents of civic journalism ... From 1998–99, Rosen wrote and spoke frequently about civic journalism ...
W. Davis Merritt
... He is considered one of the fathers of public journalism, a reform movement that urged journalists to do their jobs in ways that could help citizens engage in public life rather ... A major component of public journalism is to train journalists to view events from the citizen's perspective rather than that of the participants in the news ... Merritt is the author of three books on journalism, "Public Journalism and Public Life," "The Two W's of Journalism" (with Maxwell McCombs), and his latest, Knightfall Knight Ridder and How the Erosion of ...
Civic Journalism - Definition
... According to the now dormant Pew Center for Civic Journalism, the practice "is both a philosophy and a set of values supported by some evolving techniques to reflect both of ... At its heart is a belief that journalism has an obligation to public life – an obligation that goes beyond just telling the news or unloading lots of facts ... The way we do our journalism affects the way public life goes." Leading organizations in the field include the now dormant Pew Center, the Kettering Foundation ...

Famous quotes containing the words journalism and/or public:

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