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Reporting Comes of Age Age of the Reporter Schudson refers to 1880w qw the "Age of the Reporter" During this period become "actors" in the drama of the newspaper world What is a reporter? every journalist Writers who communicate information in words Visual journalusts- photographers, designers graphic artists, multimedia, who communitcate in immages Editors who evaluate and decide how to present the work writers and visual journalists Factors influx of college educated journalists improved quality of reporting, writing and ethics in journalism income levels rose reporting became a steady job. More permanent staff the adventures of journalists such as Nellie Bly earned them fame and popularity; which attracted more young people to journalism The rise of press clubs helped create a collegiality among journalists and a sense of journalism as a profession Competition for audience led to journalists strive to live up to public standards of "truth, decency, and taste in entertainment"
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