Description: As Democracy Goes, So Does Journalism
From its conception to the final page, many helped make this book possible. I am blessed to have worked together with my wonderful colleagues and students at Pace University who provided endless inspirations and support. I’d like to specifically thank my colleagues in the Communication Studies Department—Barry Morris, Mary Ann Murphy, Satish Kolluri, Emilie Zaslow, Adam Klein, Marcella...
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Description: As Democracy Goes, So Does Journalism
The Watergate scandal epitomizes the most triumphant moment in modern American journalism. The watchdog press’s exposé was so powerful that it forever changed the course of American politics. Journalists were celebrated as folk heroes. People trusted media. It was a happy time in journalism. Push forward to the second decade of the twenty-first century. Can we imagine another...
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Description: As Democracy Goes, So Does Journalism
When we think of democracy, the most familiar images in our head are usually such things as voting, the Congress, the judiciary branch, and the president. These are the essence of the liberal model of democracy, the most dominant form of democracy. This is a tradition of democracy that began from the Enlightenment...
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Description: As Democracy Goes, So Does Journalism
When citizens disagree about public policies and moral issues, what would be the best way to resolve the disagreement? They can vote for a solution that may be most beneficial to the majority; they can seek arbitration from the third party, usually judges or experts; they can also protest against each other, with or without using force. But deliberative democrats argue that the best way to solve...
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Description: As Democracy Goes, So Does Journalism
The last several years saw a shift toward more participatory types of politics across the United States and much of the developed nations. Citizens who used to be apathetic to politics under the elite-driven political system started forming their own coalitions and engaging in direct actions. The Tea Party movement from the right and the Occupy Wall Street movement from the left well illustrate...
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Description: As Democracy Goes, So Does Journalism
The chapters so far have explored the historical evolution of journalism through the lens of democracy, illustrating the changing dynamics and identities of journalism. Critical issues remain to be explored, however. One concerns the newest development in technologies that asks us to reconsider the relationship between journalism and democracy. The other is the normative assumption that democracy...
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Description: As Democracy Goes, So Does Journalism
This book has explored the symbiotic relationship between democracy and journalism in a historical narrative. From a liberal to a deliberative and to a participatory model, theories and practices of democracy are constantly looking for better governance. Journalism is also evolving to match the vibrant changes in its democratic counterpart. Doing so, three major models of journalism were...
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Description: As Democracy Goes, So Does Journalism
Seong Jae (SJ) Min, PhD, is associate professor of communication studies at Pace University, New York City campus, where he researches and teaches journalism, media, and political communication. He has worked professionally in news organizations across the world and also produced documentaries and news stories as an independent, citizen journalist. Beyond numerous journalistic...
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