Journalism educators and editors must accept these hard truths and teach these new realities to our undergraduates.
By: Michael Bugeja
In 2010, in a piece for Inside Higher Education, I wrote the following: “Without editors monitoring political campaigns, voting rights would be trampled and elections, routinely rigged. Candidates wouldn’t run for office; they’d purchase it.”
It was one of the many pieces I have written over the years as I documented the decline of the newspaper industry and the forces that factored into that.
Because of that work, I have some ideas for leaders to implement. Here’s the history and here’s what we can do about it.
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