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Bell Ringer: Standards of Journalism and Modern Press Coverage

Standards of Journalism and Modern Press Coverage

Marvin Kalb moderated a discussion with the executive editors of the Washington Post and the New York Times. The editors discussed how the papers strive to maintain their journalistic standards while adapting to new technology and the undermining of the press.

Description

Marvin Kalb moderated a discussion with the executive editors of the Washington Post and the New York Times. The editors discussed how the papers strive to maintain their journalistic standards while adapting to new technology and the undermining of the press.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • What does Mr. Baquet state as the standards of journalism?
  • Explain the challenges to journalism that Mr. Baron describes.
  • Describe Mr. Baron's views on the truth. How does that relate to the role of journalism?

Additional Resource

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Digital
    • Mainstream Journalism
    • Media
    • Press
    • Publishing
    • Reporters
    • Skeptical

    Topics

    Media

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity