“On Behalf of Journalism: A Manifesto for Change”

This 21-page report by Geneva Overholser, published by the Annenberg Public Policy Centerat the University of Pennsylvania, summarizes the challenges journalists face today and suggests various Action Steps to overcome them. In her words, the manifesto “offers no easy cure, but a panorama of possibilities.” Among Overholser’s proposals are steps toward enhanced accountability and greater professionalization for journalists, and stronger standards for journalistic processes and ethics.