Category Archives: Journalism education

A Brief History of Truth in Journalism — Beginning Exactly 100 Years Ago

Truth and how it might best be achieved is very much at issue in American journalism today. This is a debate with an important history. Our journalists first had to learn that it was important to stick to the facts. … Continue reading

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Journalism and News: Untangling Their Histories

Here’s my talk to the Joint Journalism Historians Conference in New York yesterday. It contains some ideas I’m working on for my book on the future of journalism.  As a blog post it is rather long. So here is a summary: … Continue reading

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Reporting on Love?

Ah, Love…. Novelists and filmmakers earn their livings off the subject. (Just finished Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom, which, at its best, is a love story.) Love and its discontents is often what we talk about when we talk with intimate friends. But … Continue reading

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Belatedly Blogging

This is my second blog but my first on my main field: journalism. (I blogged for a year on the history of disbelief for the Institute for Future of the Book.) This effort is inspired by two ongoing book projects:  Beyond … Continue reading

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