A journalist is just a heightened case of an informed citizen, not a special class. The First Amendment doesn’t mention your occupation; it refers to everyone’s right to publish. “Who’s a journalist?” leads nowhere so drop it.

Look, you’re right, okay? But you’re also wrong. » Pressthink

Jay Rosen summarizes things that traditional journalists are correct about, but includes the list of places they missed the boat. Read the comments, too, as he has some thoughtful readers.

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