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Brooke Hawkinson: The Essence of Journalism

by Brooke Hawkinson Liza Ann Acosta, a professor of English at North Park University and a fan of literary journalism, firmly believes that the essence of journalism is “truth telling.” When asked if she believes journalism is necessary for people … Continue reading

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Eric Scrogum: The Essence of Journalism

by Eric Scrogum “The primary purpose of journalism is to provide citizens with the information they need to be free and self-governing.” This defining statement on journalism comes from the text Elements of Journalism by Bill Kovach and Tom Rosenstiel. … Continue reading

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Kia Lewis: The Essence of Journalism

by Kia Lewis the.answer.ki@gmail.com What is the Essence of Journalism?–Understanding Journalism Throughout my search to understand journalism arose the need for distinction between essence and purpose. The word “essence” sounds “whimsical and mystical,” says University Ministries Office Manager Grace Martinez, 46. … Continue reading

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