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The specialist amateur: a new threat to the professional journalist (guest-blog)

Lowell, Beth (2011) The specialist amateur: a new threat to the professional journalist (guest-blog). POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (16 Apr 2011). Website.

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Abstract

While listening to the International Journalism Festival panel on Democracy After Journalism, moderated by POLIS Director Charlie Beckett I was challenged by a new question about the future of journalism. Through the enlightening debate over journalism’s watchdog function and impassioned discussions of what democracy should be, an underlying theme arose that begged the question: What happens to journalism when real-life “experts” become journalistic “amateurs”?

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 17 May 2017 13:09
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2020 23:09
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/77460

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