To continue to publish newsworthy stories while reducing government intrusion, journalists need to consider how they communicate and with whom. getAbstract recommends this edited excerpt from new media expert Clay Shirky’s contribution to the anthology Journalism After Snowden to journalists, reporters and those with an interest in the complex relationship between the press and governments.
In this summary, you will learn
- How the historical relationship between media and government is eroding,
- How journalism is likely to change in the future, and
- What journalists need to do to ensure they continue to report on newsworthy stories.
About the Author
Clay Shirky is an author, consultant and teacher of the social and economic effects of Internet technologies and journalism. He teaches at New York University and is a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society.