Thanks to Tim McGuire for his recent “This I believe” blog post, spelling out his core values and views about journalism, newspapers and the future of media. I think it’s helpful, especially in turbulent times, for journalists (or people in any field) to reflect occasionally on what we believe — core values as well as our beliefs about where our profession and our industry are going. I promised earlier this month to blog a response.
This I believe about journalism and the future of media:
I believe journalism plays an essential role in our democracy.
I believe journalism plays an essential role in community life. (more…)