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Who’s a Journalist? Closing in on a Definition – Thomas Kent

JournalistThe debate over “who’s a journalist” is getting more urgent. Fortunately, the outlines of a definition are becoming clearer. Might some basic ethical tests help in further drawing the lines?

Once mainly a subject for navel-gazing at journalism conventions, the defining-a-journalist debate has now moved dramatically into the field of law. Most recently, the U.S. Senate has grappled with the question in drafting a media shield law to protect journalists’ confidential sources. Continue reading

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