Recommended Reads for Journalism Professionals

The case for journalistic humility, challenges with misinformation, and why social media managers are not okay.

The Case for Journalistic Humility

We’ll have a report next week on audience engagement that draws on an important new book by Cronkite School faculty member Jacob Nelson. Here’s a related essay that Nelson just published in the Columbia Journalism Review.

Journalism field faces challenges with misinformation, trust

Journalists must work harder to regain the public’s trust by relying more on accurate and solutions-oriented reporting, according to a leading voice in nonprofit journalism.

The Social Media Managers Are Not Okay

“They’re on the front lines of a relentless and overwhelming news cycle that is pushing them to the edge.”


The Washington Post names Fernanda Santos and Bill Whalen contributing opinion columnists

Santos is a full-time professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University teaching narrative writing and bilingual reporting. Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Whalen will provide commentary on California politics, tech and more.