The Absence of Memory Hurts Journalism

Meyer, Philip
June 2001
Nieman Reports;Summer2001, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p73
Argues that short-term investors play a role in the failure of news organizations to present comprehensive and proportional news. Similarities of journalism of the 21st century with cartography in the 15th century; Solutions proposed by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel to offer news audiences with comprehensive and proportional news; Impact of short-term investors on the investment of news organizations in long-term research.


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