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Medium | 01.18.17

It’s Journalism’s Job to Save Civics

Ethan Zuckerman

D&S advisor Ethan Zuckerman provides a transcript on his recent speech about journalism and civics.

One final thing: we have this tendency in journalism right now to feel very sorry for ourselves. This is a field that we are all enormously proud to be part of. This is a field that is harder and harder to make a living in, and I see more and more news organizations essentially saying, “You’re going to miss us. We’re going away. I just want to warn you.”

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