Why is journalism important?
Use one or all of today's writing prompts to unpack your thoughts and feelings about journalism. Then read what I wrote and share your own response in the comments to join this dialogue.
WRITING PROMPTS to help you explore today’s topic:
Write about why you appreciate journalism, or why a democratic society needs journalism.
Write about the positive and negative ways journalism has changed in the past decade.
Write (or rewrite) a news article based on local, national, and or global current events.
Write a fictional scene about a journalist.
My response to today’s question:
Today, I want to take a moment to reflect on some of the ways journalism has changed in the past decade AND a little bit about why I think journalism is essential for a society that wants to remain democratic. Keep reading...