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A Path To Public Trust

A path to public trust: The Guardian’s editor-in-chief tells Julia Belluz that America needs the press.

“We can’t count on the judges in a way we could,” says Alan Rusbridger. “Congress is not doing its job. The checks and balances we thought existed in society are not there, and it’s only the press we have now. And the public are so willing to support the work of journalists and acknowledge the importance of what we do — but we have to be as good as they want us to be.”

 

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Advice To Aspiring Journalists

Advice to aspiring journalists: “Most journalists are, whether they think of themselves this way or not, explainers,” writes David Roberts.

“They are in the business of making sense of the torrent of information constantly deluging us all.”

Bottom line: “There are many different ways to do good journalism, but there is no way of becoming a good journalist that does not involve learning, trying and practicing: Doing the work.”