Can Journalism Be Saved?: Rediscovering America's Appetite For News

Can Journalism Be Saved?: Rediscovering America's Appetite For News
Tags: Rachel Davis Mersey

This book challenges the once-dominant social responsibility model and argues that a new, "individual-first" paradigm is what will allow journalism to survive in today's crowded media marketplace. * Presents a chronological review of the top-down influence model, the timeline of the evolution of the definition of news, and the historical development of social responsibility of the press * Contains helpful illustrations of the proposed new models of journalism * Bibliography of academic and professional materials related to the state of the news media * Index of important institutions including nameplate news organizations, influential companies (e.g., Apple and Google), theoretical frameworks, media owners, and media startups