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Citizens Cannot Always Be Relied On

November 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Samantha Curry wants to maintain the gatekeeping role of professional journalists. The entire DSTRKT will suffer without it, she warns. Research shows that nearly 60 per cent [read on...]

Objection! The Case for Professional News Reporting

January 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

The purpose of this essay is to show how journalism is true to the world it describes, despite the many, fully justifiable complaints levelled against some aspects of it; moreover, that professionally produced news reporting is disposed to provide a unique kind of truth which is not generally replicable by non-professionals - at least, not in current conditions nor in the foreseeable future [read on...]