A Possible Future for Journalism

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Science fiction writer William Gibson said “the future is already here. It’s just not evenly distributed yet.”

Nonprofit Quartlerly published my take on a possible future for journalism: How Can We Emerge from the Pandemic with the Journalism We Need?

Based on what is already emerging, this story of hope & possibility highlights intrepid adventurers who are reinventing journalism to serve the needs of an inclusive society. Using the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution as a frame, it offers five trends:

Trends in Journalism

Updated March 15, 2021. Added footnote and some text revisions to the table for improved clarity.

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Co-founder and director, Journalism That Matters. Author, Engaging Emergence & The Change Handbook. Hosting conversations for addressing complex challenges.

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Co-founder and director, Journalism That Matters. Author, Engaging Emergence & The Change Handbook. Hosting conversations for addressing complex challenges.

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