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Beyond News: The Future of Journalism

Mitchell Stephens


This book provides an original, sometimes critical, examination of contemporary journalism, both on- and offline, and proposes a new standard for journalism (wisdom journalism) that brings together the more rarified forms of reporting to provide an informed, insightful, interpretive, explanatory, and even opinionated take on current events. The book argues that, for a century and a half, journalists have made a good business out of selling the latest news or selling ads next to that news. Now that news pours out of the Internet and our mobile devices—fast, abundant, and mostly free—that era is ... More

Keywords: wisdom journalism, news, Internet, Benjamin Franklin, contemporary journalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780231159388
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231159388.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mitchell Stephens, author
New York University