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Unformatted text preview: Journalism is about making the world transparent Journalisms Role in a Democratic Society: o The primary purpose of journalism is to provide citizens with the info they need to be free and self-governing Journalism must serve as an independent monitor of power Journalism re-invents itself every generation The reality of journalism lies in Legend vs. Law o i.e. The legend of journalism against the laws it must follow...
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2010 for the course UGS 203 taught by Professor Jensen during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Spring '10
- Ordinary People