What is journalism? And why should we care?

In light of the recent AFP raids on Australian journalists, this article by journalism academic Glynn Greensmith in WA Today is a timely read to remind us about what journalism, why we need it, and why we should care about these raids. “Journalism is the gatekeeper of democracy. We’ve been directly or indirectly told this for thousands of years, yet in our world the only people who seem to understand its worth are the ones seeking to diminish it,” he writes. Read more here.

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