Departmental Papers (ASC)

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

January 2004

Publication Source

Nieman Reports


Journalism is not going to disappear. As author Michael Schudson observed, if there were not journalists, we’d have to invent them. The real issue is what journalism will look like and if it — and the larger media environment of which it is a part — will ably serve our democracy.

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"The Tasks in Creating a New Journalism" was originally written for Nieman Reports, a magazine published by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University.

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Date Posted: 09 January 2008