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Two Ways Journalism Can Help Itself

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Journalists make people mad even when they do their jobs well.  We've reached a moment in history when criticism of journalism is widespread, and income sources for the work of journalists have been reduced. 

A study out of Louisiana State University suggests that journalists can take two pathways to improve public trust in what they do: 1) check their facts; 2) speak up in defense of journalism.  Ray Pingree led the work; he's our guest.   

 

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