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Prospects for the American press under Trump, part two Winter is coming. But there are things that can be done. The second half of my post on the American press under threat. Part one is here. My summary of it went like this: Being willing to start over is good, too.
If I were running a big national desk in DC, I would try to zero-base the beat structure. But trying it might reveal possibilities that were harder to see before.
So let me be clear about this: Rather, this is what I can think of. I wish had better answers for you. Even calling them tweets is in a way an illusion.
These are public statements from the president-elect. Bulletins from the top. That may be all he wants: Outside-in means you start on the rim and work towards the center, rather than the reverse. During the Trump campaign who had better access: Were the news organizations on the blacklist really at a disadvantage?
I can hear the reply. Send interns to the daily briefing when it becomes a newsless mess. Move the experienced people to the rim. If Trump can break with established norms so can the journalists who cover him.
From a follower on Twitter: Good ideas can come from anywhere. Make common cause with scholars who have been there. Creeping authoritarianism is a beat: He will track Sens. He will look for new movements, new factions and new stars.
And he will continue reporting on the so-called alt-right and the fake news industry, tracking its origins and spotlighting its authors in real time.
Nothing I have said so far addresses the hardest problem in journalism right now: His methods are no mystery. Teams of people should be doing it the way he does it. Journalists need to think politically about journalism itself, which does not mean to politicize it.
What do we stand for that others also believe in? Who is aligned against us? Where are we most vulnerable? How can we broaden our base? What can we unite around, despite our internal differences?
That remains true, even in the emergency journalists find themselves in today. What is that but a form of civic action?
It involves not a party or interest group competing for power, but a public good they want to exist: They get it from friends and family members passing along a personalized mix of stuff.
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The second half of my post on the American press under threat. Socratic Ignorance in Democracy, the Free Market, and Science. Democracy. Much controversy continues over Socrates's attitude towards democracy. I.F. Stone, embarrassed that the first democracy should have killed a man for exercising freedom of speech and freedom of religion, attempted to justify this by going after Socrates as an enemy of democracy (The Trial of Socrates); .
A wake-up call to everyone who allowed allusions to the gap between rich and poor to pass without critical judgment. Because the gap is a sign of the OPPOSITE of what those who always point to it .
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