Threats to serious journalism come in many ways

Journalists today face many challenges as they try to tell the stories of their societies.
We’ve discussed some of those, and the films we watch will tell us, and show us, many additional concerns. Here are two very different issues posed recently in the news:
A BBC director talks about the challenges to serious journalism posed by the hacking scandal in News Ltd, calling this a “dangerous period,” while this story about a UNESCO forum outlines ways the international forum is seeking new protections.


About janpatricequarles

MTSU Professor of Mass Communication
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