Journalism — that irreverent, nettlesome profession that delivers the news every day — has an identity crisis. The problem with the job description these days is that anyone with a cell phone is a photographer and everyone with a computer is a reporter. Thus, the conundrum for federal officials trying to protect reporters from government intrusion with a shield law is one of definition and what’s in a name: Exactly what and who are journalists?
DeFilippo: Reporters Ask Impertinent Questions to Get Pertinent Answers
July 8, 2021