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Journalism and democracy were born together.hazelwoodcolor

Democracy cannot long exist without an active and professional journalism program. But today’s journalistic role has changed.

We can no longer just deliver information. We must make sense of the world and also help citizens make sense of the flood of information that surrounds them. Transparency is one way.

Citizens have rights, but also responsibilities, when it comes to news.

In an expanding era of media literacy, journalism students have a real opportunity – and an obligation – not only to do the reporting but also some of the teaching.

Resources:
• Journalism’s moral responsibility: Three questions
http://www.poynter.org/uncategorized/2242/journalisms-moral-responsibility-three-questions/
• ‘Just the facts’ isn’t good enough for journalists any more, says Tow Center’s journalism manifesto
http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/mediawire/196457/just-the-facts-isnt-good-enough-for-journalists-anymore-says-tow-centers-journalism-manifesto/
• Principles of Journalism
http://www.journalism.org/resources/principles
• Citizen journalism publishing standards
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/04/07/citizen-journalism-publis_n_184075.html
• Attack dog, watch dog or guide dog…The role of the media in building community
http://www.pewcenter.org/doingcj/speeches/s_batonrouge.html
• Online journalism ethics: Guidelines from the conference
http://www.poynter.org/uncategorized/80445/online-journalism-ethics-guidelines-from-the-conference/

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